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Philosophical Fragments

1991
Author:

Friedrich Schlegel
Translated by Peter Firchow
Foreword by Rodolphe Gasche

Philosophical Fragments

At a time when the function of criticism is again coming under close skeptical scrutiny, Schlegel's unorthodox, highly original mind, as revealed in these foundational "fragments," provides the critical framework for reflecting on contemporary experimental texts.

At a time when the function of criticism is again coming under close skeptical scrutiny, Schlegel's unorthodox, highly original mind, as revealed in these foundational "fragments," provides the critical framework for reflecting on contemporary experimental texts.

At a time when the function of criticism is again coming under close skeptical scrutiny, Schlegel's unorthodox, highly original mind, as revealed in these foundational "fragments," provides the critical framework for reflecting on contemporary experimental texts.

Philosophical Fragments

Friedrich Schlegel (1771-1829), a German philosopher, critic, and writer, was the most prominent of the founders of German Romanticism. Peter Firchow is Professor of English Emeritus at the University of Minnesota. Rodolphe Gasche Distinguished Professor & Eugenio Donato Professor of Comparative Literature at State University of New York at Buffalo. He is the author of The Tain of the Mirror (1988).

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