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Pleschka, Alexander

Theatralität und Öffentlichkeit

Schillers Spätdramatik und die Tragödie der französischen Klassik

[Theatricality and the Public Sphere. Schiller's Later Plays and French Classical Tragedy]

Series:Quellen und Forschungen zur Literatur- und Kulturgeschichte 75 (309)

    99,95 € / $114.99 / £91.00*

    Hardcover
    Publication Date:
    November 2012
    ISBN
    978-3-11-027207-9
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    Overview

    Aims and Scope

    This study seeks to explain why Schiller’s later plays, written after the reception of Kant’s aesthetics and in response to the French revolution, imply a concept of the public and the public sphere that is closely akin to that of classical French tragedy. The author attributes the aesthetic and political character of the dramas to their implicit relationship with the theatrical public. This historical perspective allows the development of a model of theatricality that was characteristic of classical French drama well before the era of Schiller and bourgeois tragedy.

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    23.0 x 15.5 cm
    xviii, 255 pages
    4 Fig.
    Language:
    German
    Type of Publication:
    Monograph
    Keyword(s):
    Theatricality; Public Sphere; Aesthetics; Schiller, Friedrich; French Classical Tragedy
    Readership:
    Academics, Libraries, Institutes

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    Reviews

    “Eine scharfsinnige und hoch konzentrierte Monographie zur Ästhetik des neuzeitlichen Dramas.”
    Martin Bollacher in: Germanistik, Bd. 54, H. 3/4, S. 515-516, 2014

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