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Dilettantism and Its Values
From Weimar Classicism to the Fin De Siecle





ISBN 9780367603861
Published June 29, 2020 by Routledge
204 Pages

 
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This book provides the first book-length comparative analysis of the concept of dilettantism. It shows how French nineteenth-century uses of the concept dissolved the Weimar Classicist distinction between dilettantism and art.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. The Etymology of the Term and its Initial Usage in German 2. The Dilettantism Project and the Question of Goethe's Dilettantism 3. Dilettantism between Weimar Classicism and the fin de siècle 4. The Dilettante as Sceptic: Paul Bourget's Initial Conception of Dilettantism 5. The Concept of Dilettantism in the 1880s 6. The Concept of Dilettantism in the 1890s 7. Conclusion

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Richard Hibbitt