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 might placed literary interpretations at the absolute tune canon. partially I, the ancient origins of either the literary interpretation of absolute song and musical formalism are laid out. partially II, particular makes an attempt to place literary interpretations on a number of works of absolutely the song canon are tested and criticized. ultimately, partly III, the query is raised as to what
the human importance 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 might be thought of a big one for philosophers of paintings to think about, and to attempt to reply to with out attraction to
representational or narrative content.

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