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The Resource The theory of the arts, Francis Sparshott

The theory of the arts, Francis Sparshott

Label
The theory of the arts
Title
The theory of the arts
Statement of responsibility
Francis Sparshott
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1926-2015
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sparshott, Francis Edward
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Arts
  • Aesthetics
Label
The theory of the arts, Francis Sparshott
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages [685]-711
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction. Art and its theory ; Present purposes ; Philosophy of art : three hard words ; Philosophy of art and its neighbors and rivals -- The classical line 1 : arts. The concept of an art ; Knowledge and skill ; Making and doing ; The concept of a performance ; Arts ; Arts and art ; Arts and artists ; Conclusion by way of a simplified summary -- The classical line 2 : arts of disengaged communication. Imitative play ; Play ; Imitation ; Expression ; Form ; The uses of imitation -- The classical line 3 : arts of beauty. Beauty ; Beauty and significance ; Kinds of beauty ; Conditions of beauty ; The concept of the aesthetic ; Recapitulation : arts of beauty ; Enjoyment and understanding -- The classical line 4 : arts of imagination -- The classical line 5 : what works of art are. The primacy of the work ; Ten definitions ; The identity of a work of art ; The dimensions of the work of art -- The classical line 6 : what works of art are like. The classification of works of art ; The characterization of works of art -- The classica line 7 : the critical function. The generic function : originality and tradition ; Interpretation and the hermeneutic problem ; The evaluative function -- The classical line 8 : the artist -- The idea of art. The poetic line -- The expressive line 1 : art as expression. Impression and intuition ; Intuition and expression ; Expression and externalization ; Expression and recovery -- The expressive line 2 : arts, works, artists. Expression and the fine arts ; The work of art as institution expressed ; The artist as everyman ; Conclusion : status and prospects of the expressive line -- The mystic line. Variants ; Critique ; Arts of power ; The work of art as sacred symbol ; The artist as seer -- The purist line. Variants ; The work as weapon : problems of the adversary stance ; Problems of the purist line ; Purism and the arts ; The work of art as symbol of purity ; The artist as holy fool -- Conclusion -- Aesthetic this and aesthetic that. The aesthetic attitude ; Aesthetic pleasure ; Aesthetic experience ; Aesthetic emotion ; Aesthetic perception ; Aesthetic qualities ; Aesthetic object ; Aesthetic concepts ; Aesthetic judgment ; Aesthetic education ; Aesthetic theory -- Kinds of art -- "Good"
Control code
8344837
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiii, 726 pages
Isbn
9780691101309
Isbn Type
(pbk. : lim. ed.)
Lccn
82005333
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(WaOLN)15223
Label
The theory of the arts, Francis Sparshott
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages [685]-711
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction. Art and its theory ; Present purposes ; Philosophy of art : three hard words ; Philosophy of art and its neighbors and rivals -- The classical line 1 : arts. The concept of an art ; Knowledge and skill ; Making and doing ; The concept of a performance ; Arts ; Arts and art ; Arts and artists ; Conclusion by way of a simplified summary -- The classical line 2 : arts of disengaged communication. Imitative play ; Play ; Imitation ; Expression ; Form ; The uses of imitation -- The classical line 3 : arts of beauty. Beauty ; Beauty and significance ; Kinds of beauty ; Conditions of beauty ; The concept of the aesthetic ; Recapitulation : arts of beauty ; Enjoyment and understanding -- The classical line 4 : arts of imagination -- The classical line 5 : what works of art are. The primacy of the work ; Ten definitions ; The identity of a work of art ; The dimensions of the work of art -- The classical line 6 : what works of art are like. The classification of works of art ; The characterization of works of art -- The classica line 7 : the critical function. The generic function : originality and tradition ; Interpretation and the hermeneutic problem ; The evaluative function -- The classical line 8 : the artist -- The idea of art. The poetic line -- The expressive line 1 : art as expression. Impression and intuition ; Intuition and expression ; Expression and externalization ; Expression and recovery -- The expressive line 2 : arts, works, artists. Expression and the fine arts ; The work of art as institution expressed ; The artist as everyman ; Conclusion : status and prospects of the expressive line -- The mystic line. Variants ; Critique ; Arts of power ; The work of art as sacred symbol ; The artist as seer -- The purist line. Variants ; The work as weapon : problems of the adversary stance ; Problems of the purist line ; Purism and the arts ; The work of art as symbol of purity ; The artist as holy fool -- Conclusion -- Aesthetic this and aesthetic that. The aesthetic attitude ; Aesthetic pleasure ; Aesthetic experience ; Aesthetic emotion ; Aesthetic perception ; Aesthetic qualities ; Aesthetic object ; Aesthetic concepts ; Aesthetic judgment ; Aesthetic education ; Aesthetic theory -- Kinds of art -- "Good"
Control code
8344837
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiii, 726 pages
Isbn
9780691101309
Isbn Type
(pbk. : lim. ed.)
Lccn
82005333
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(WaOLN)15223

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