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Ainslie, Douglas 1865-1948

Overview
Works: 112 works in 374 publications in 2 languages and 6,066 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Wills  Biographies  Poetry  History  Bibliographies 
Roles: Translator, Author, Author of introduction, Editor
Classifications: BH204, 195
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What is living and what is dead of the philosophy of Hegel by Benedetto Croce( Book )

28 editions published between 1915 and 2001 in English and held by 1,179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aesthetic as science of expression and general linguistic by Benedetto Croce( Book )

65 editions published between 1909 and 2017 in English and held by 922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Benedetto Croce is one of the most influential philosophers of the twentieth century. His work in aesthetics and historiography has been controversial, but enduring. When the first edition of Aesthetic appeared in 1902, Croce was seen as foremost in reasserting an idealistic philosophy, which, despite its source in continental idealists from Descartes to Hegel, offers a system that attempts to account for the emergence of scientific systems. Croce thus combines scientific and metaphysical thought into a dynamic aesthetic." "Croce regards aesthetics not merely as a branch of philosophy, but as a fundamental human activity. It is inseparable from historical, psychological, political, economic, and moral considerations, no less than a unique frame of artistic reference. Aesthetic is composed of two parts: Part One concentrates on aesthetic theory and practice. Among the topics it covers are: intuition and expression, art and philosophy, historicism and intellectualism, and beauty in nature and in art. Part Two is devoted to the history of aesthetics. Croce analyzes such subjects as: aesthetic ideas in the Middle Ages and Renaissance, Giambattista Vico's contribution to aesthetics, the philosophy of language, and aesthetic psychologism." "In his new introduction to a classic translation, John McCormick reviews Croce's impact in the fields of aesthetic theory and historiography. He notes that the republication of this work is an overdue appreciation of a singular effort to resolve the classic question of the philosophy of art: art for its own sake or art as a social enterprise. Both find a place in Croce's system."--Jacket
Philosophy of the practical: economic and ethic by Benedetto Croce( Book )

10 editions published between 1913 and 2009 in English and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work forms the third vol of the author's Filosofia come scienza dello spirito in the Italian original
Ariosto, Shakespeare and Corneille by Benedetto Croce( Book )

15 editions published between 1920 and 2020 in English and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"These are the first of Benedetto Croce's literary criticism to see the light in English. They are profound and suggestive, because based upon theory, the Theory of Aesthetic ... Croce's theory of the independence and autonomy of the aesthetic face, which is intuition-expression, and of the essentially lyrical character of all art ..."--Translator's preface
Logic as the science of the pure concept by Benedetto Croce( Book )

8 editions published between 1917 and 2012 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History, its theory and practice by Benedetto Croce( Book )

7 editions published between 1921 and 1999 in English and Chinese and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dandyism by J Barbey d'Aurevilly( Book )

10 editions published between 1897 and 1988 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What is a dandy? Carlyle said he was a man whose "existence consists in the wearing of clothes." Isak Dinesen worshipped the freedom of the aesthete as a special Satan. But even these definitions are not enough to contain the dazzling originalities of Lord Chesterfield, Oscar Wilde, George Sand, Max Beerbohm, Baudelaire, Jean Cocteau--all of them dandies. Jules Barbey D'Aurevilly's jewel-like writing on the sensibility of dandyism has never been equaled as the study of life lived as style. His Dandyism, with a new preface by Quentin Crisp, is now back in print in America after an absence of nearly a century. The implication for today's obsession with fashion and personality make this 1845 study of the cult of the self as timely and thoughtful as ever. In the spectacles of contemporary society, the body easily becomes a cultural text. Barbey d'Aurevilly looks behind the mask of English society in the Regency period to show how life can be lived as ironic performance. In his own magnificent performance as a writer one can feel the aroma of manners exuded by the eponymous Beau Brummell who is the star of this miniature portrait of elegant hedonism and spectacular decline. "Brummell was descended from the people of the north, lymphatic and pale, like their mother the sea ...." are the words he uses to describe the Englishman. No wonder his contemporary Lord Byron said he would rather be Brummell than Napoleon. Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly himself lived the life of a dandy in an age that was beginning to define our idea of modernist sensibility. He wrote over fifty volumes of novels, short stories, criticism, and letters, one of the most provocative his study of women, The Diaboliques. He was also the model for Des Esseintes in Huysmans' decadent novel Against Nature. Barbey d'Aurevilly died in 1889, at the age of eighty, in utter poverty but surrounded by his Angora cats.--Adapted from dust jacket
European literature in the nineteenth century by Benedetto Croce( Book )

4 editions published between 1924 and 1967 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The poetry of Dante by Benedetto Croce( Book )

3 editions published in 1922 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essence of aesthetic by Benedetto Croce( Book )

6 editions published between 1921 and 1978 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theory & history of historiography by Benedetto Croce( Book )

5 editions published between 1921 and 2011 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Goethe by Benedetto Croce( Book )

4 editions published between 1923 and 1970 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Croce admired Goethe partly because the latter possessed a knowledge of human nature in all its aspects but nonetheless kept his mind above and beyond political sympathies and the quarrels of nations. In this volume originally published in English in 1923, Croce distils his critical ideas about Goethe with the aim of helping readers to better understand the German poet's work
John of Damascus by Douglas Ainslie( Book )

25 editions published between 1901 and 2019 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mirage : poems by Douglas Ainslie( )

11 editions published between 1910 and 2019 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The song of the Stewarts : prelude by Douglas Ainslie( )

11 editions published between 1909 and 2019 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aesthetic : as science of expression and general linguistics by Benedetto Croce( )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A seminal work of philosophy and an invaluable resource for students of aesthetics, this volume deeply influenced a generation of art historians. Author Benedetto Croce's theory that art is expression his signature contribution to aesthetics allowed art historians to accept many artifacts previously deemed unworthy of study as valuable contributions to the history of art
Adventures social and literary by Douglas Ainslie( Book )

6 editions published between 1922 and 2019 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The breviary of aesthetic by Benedetto Croce( Book )

4 editions published between 1915 and 1961 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Escarlamonde ; and other poems by Douglas Ainslie( Book )

8 editions published between 1893 and 2019 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moments : [poems] by Douglas Ainslie( Book )

5 editions published in 1905 in English and Undetermined and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Ainslie, Grant Duff Douglas

Douglas Ainslie diplomate et auteur écossais

Douglas Ainslie Poet, translator, critic, diplomat

Douglas Ainslie schottischer Dichter, Übersetzer und Diplomat

Дуглас Эйнсли британский писатель

دوجلاس اينسلى

Languages
English (251)

Chinese (1)