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Literary Criticism of Friedrich Schleiermacher

The German philosopher and Protestant theologian Friedrich Schleiermacher (1768–1834) is generally credited with having laid the foundations of modern hermeneutics, or the art of systematic textual interpretation. 3,389 more words

Literary Theory

Dijalog i tolerancija

Ne pišem ovdje često, ali naišao sam na blog koji se djelomično preklapa s jednim dijelom sadržaja (a zapravo temeljnom idejom) ovog bloga. Ovdje ću kopirati sadržaj jednog posta s tog bloga i navesti izvor. 2,960 more words

Hannah Arendt On Our Creations' Independent Lives

In ‘Remarks to the American Society of Christian Ethics’ (Library of Congress MSS Box 70, p. 011828)¹,   Hannah Arendt notes,

Each time you write something and send it out into the world and it becomes public, obviously everybody is free to do with it what he pleases, and this is as it should be. 468 more words


Key Theories of Hans-Georg Gadamer

The dream of recovering the complete or total meaning of a literary text, by re-imagining the author’s intentions, comes to an end with the work of… 1,324 more words

Literary Theory

A Heideggerian account of literary style

Martin Heidegger is a philosopher who had a very specific idea of the kind of philosophy he wished to practice and as such, he doesn’t make it easy for those who wish to extract something of use from his system of thought for use elsewhere, as in, for example, literary studies. 557 more words

A Nietzschean account of literary style

When we think about Frederich Nietzsche and literary style, we might think of one of two things, the first being the conceptual distinction he drew in his first major work, … 802 more words