By Daniel Albright

ISBN-10: 0300186622

ISBN-13: 9780300186628

While comparative literature is a familiar box of research, the proposal of comparative arts continues to be unusual to many. during this interesting booklet, Daniel Albright addresses the basic query of comparative arts: Are there many various arts, or is there one artwork which takes diversified kinds? He considers a number of inventive media, specially literature, song, and portray, to find which elements of every medium are exact and which might be ôtranslatedö from one to a different. Can a poem develop into a symphony, or a symphony right into a painting?
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Albright explores how diversified media have interaction, as in a drama, while speech, degree decor, and song are co-present, or in a musical composition that employs the college approach to the visible arts. Tracing arguments and questions about the kin one of the arts from AristotleÆsáPoetics to the current day, he illuminates the understudied self-discipline of comparative arts and urges new cognizance to its riches.

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