Peter Kivy's Antithetical Arts: On the Ancient Quarrel Between Literature PDF

By Peter Kivy

Antithetical Arts constitutes a defence of musical formalism opposed to those that may positioned literary interpretations at the absolute track canon. partially I, the ancient origins of either the literary interpretation of absolute track and musical formalism are laid out. partly II, particular makes an attempt to place literary interpretations on a number of works of absolutely the track canon are tested and criticized. ultimately, partly III, the query is raised as to what
the human value of absolute track is, if it doesn't lie in its representational or narrative content material. the answer's that, as but, philosophy has no resolution, and that the query can be thought of a massive one for philosophers of artwork to think about, and to attempt to respond to with no charm to
representational or narrative content.

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