Culture of the Baroque: Analysis of a Historical Structure

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Manchester University Press, 1986 - Baroque literature - 330 pages
 

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Contents

Baroque Culture as a Concept of Epoch
3
Social Tensions and the Consciousness of Crisis
19
A Guided Culture
57
A Mass Culture
79
An Urban Culture
104
A Conservative Culture
126
The Image of the World and Human Being
149
Fundamental Concepts of the Worldly Structure of Life
173
The Technique of Incompleteness
207
The Social Role of Artifice
225
Sociopolitical Objectives of the Use of Visual Media
251
Notes
267
Index
319
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