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Enchantment : On Charisma and the Sublime in the Arts of the West

Author: C. Stephen Jaeger.

Enchantment : On Charisma and the Sublime in the Arts of the West

Author: C. Stephen Jaeger.

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Item #: D40359
Format: Paperback
Pages: 440
Publication Date: 2014
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania
ISBN: 9780812223354
What is the force in art, C. Stephen Jaeger asks, that can enter our consciousness, inspire admiration or imitation, and carry us from the world as it is to a world more sublime? Ranging widely across periods and genres, Jaeger investigates the charismatic and transformative effect of Rilke's poetry, Albrecht Dürer's Christ-like self-portrait, Fred Asta... More
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What is the force in art, C. Stephen Jaeger asks, that can enter our consciousness, inspire admiration or imitation, and carry us from the world as it is to a world more sublime? Ranging widely across periods and genres, Jaeger investigates the charismatic and transformative effect of Rilke's poetry, Albrecht Dürer's Christ-like self-portrait, Fred Astaire dancing, the tattooed face of a Maori tribesman, and the haunting visage of Charlotte Rampling in a film still.


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