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From Plato to Postmodernism: Understanding the Essence of Literature & the Role of the Author Any Lover Of Shakespeare, Or Of The Romantic Poets, Can Concede That Poetry Is Pleasurable But Is It Good For Us, And Can It Teach Us Anything These Questions May Seem Odd, But They Have Beguiled And Engaged Eminent Critics For Millennia.Plato Believed That Poems Were Lies, And There Was No Place For Poets In Plato S Republic To Him, Poets Were Unreliable, Substituting Dreamlike Visions For The True Essences Of The World That A Responsible Philosopher Should Seek If The Only Authentic Beauty Is The Truth Found In Nature, He Asked, Then What Use Is Man Made Beauty, Fabrications Loaded Down With Fantasies And Lies Ever Since Plato Laid Down This Challenge, Critical Theorists Have Striven To Prove That Poetry Is Than Pretty Phrases, That It Has The Power To Instruct And Improve Its Reader.In This Course, You Ll Follow The Strands Of This Conversation Between Philosophy And The Literary Arts Down The Millennia, Profiting From In Depth Analyses Of Works By Plato, Aristotle, Horace, Sir Philip Sidney, Dryden, Pope, Wordsworth, Shelley, Coleridge, Matthew Arnold, T S Eliot, Northrop Frye, Foucault, Derrida, And.


10 thoughts on “From Plato to Postmodernism: Understanding the Essence of Literature & the Role of the Author

  1. says:

    The first half of the course is very interesting, but the latter half was increasingly slanted by the lecturers evangelical religious beliefs I simply stopped listening when the course reached Modernism and he referred to evolution as a myth The rest of it may have been good but I can no long...


  2. says:

    This was a very fun series to go through, especially as someone who had barely any understanding of the story of philosophy, as well as someone with an interest in art Markos is an engaging and passionate lecturer , and while his admittedly Christian personal viewpoint occasionally seeps in and results in some eye roll inducing comments, for the most par...


  3. says:

    Exceeded my expectations in a big way Very well done That said, don t look for anything beyond the standard Euro centric male Very disappointed in the dismissal of Feminist Theory Not even a nod to Post Colonial But incredibly excellent on the canonical thinkers.


  4. says:

    The actual topic of defending poetry is not terribly exciting, but it is fascinating to hear the thoughts and ideas of philosophers from all centuries.


  5. says:

    I don t feel like I learned anything.


  6. says:

    Expansive and well articulated lectures.


  7. says:

    This book is no good for neither an academic student of literature or rather, especially, a literatute enthusiastic It is compiled of 24 3 pages lectures in the form of oulines As though it might be considered as regarding and voting for the sake of beverity, but the fact is, con...


  8. says:

    Lots of material here, suitable for English majors Author sounds like a nice guy.


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