Pretexts for Writing

About the Author: Seán M. Williams

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  • Hardcover
  • 242 pages
  • Pretexts for Writing
  • Seán M. Williams
  • 06 May 2018
  • 1684480531

Pretexts for Writing Around 1800, Print Culture Became A Particularly Rich Source For Metaphors About Thinking As Well As Writing, Nowhere So Than In The German Tradition Of Dichter Und Denker Goethe, Jean Paul, And Hegel Among Many Others Used The Preface In Order To Reflect On The Problems Of Writing Itself, And Its Interpretation If Sterne Teaches Us That A Material Book Enables Mind Games As Much As It Gives Expression To Them, The Germans Made These Games Theoretical Still Weaving In Authors From Antiquity To Agamben, Williams Shows How European And, Above All, German Romanticism Was A Watershed In The History Of The Preface The Playful, Paradoxical Strategies That Romantic Writers Invented Are Later Played Out In Continental Philosophy, And In Post Structuralist Literature The Preface Is A Prompt For Playful Thinking With Texts, As Much As It Is Conventionally The Prosaic Product Of Such An Exercise.