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" WHATEVER is fitted in any sort to excite the ideas of pain and danger, that is to say, whatever is in any sort terrible, or is conversant about terrible objects, or operates in a manner analogous to terror, is a source of the sublime; that is, it is productive... "
Sketches from nature: taken, and coloured, in a journey to Margate ... - Page 100
by George Keate - 1790
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Art in Its Time: Theories and Practices of Modern Aesthetics

Paul Mattick - 2003 - 185 lehte
...mother's fondness and indulgence."" Fundamentally, the source of the sublime is to be found in "whatever is fitted in any sort to excite the ideas of pain...objects, or operates in a manner analogous to terror" — at any rate, "at certain distances" from danger, when fear gives way to the de\ightfu\ frisson...
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The Double-edged Sword: The Technological Sublime in American Novels Between ...

Zoltán Simon - 2003 - 113 lehte
...emphasized an important new element in his definition of the sublime, namely terror and fear. "Whatever is fitted in any sort to excite the ideas of pain...that is to say, whatever is in any sort terrible, [.. .] is a source of the sublime, [.. .] the strongest emotion which the mind is capable of feeling"...
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In the Mind's Eye: The Visual Impulse in Diderot, Baudelaire and Ruskin

Alexandra Wettlaufer - 2003 - 310 lehte
...pleasure in pain, for in contradistinction to beauty, which excites feelings of joy and delight, "whatever is fitted in any sort to excite the ideas of pain, and danger, that is to say, whatever is ''Longinus, "On the Sublime" in Classical Literary Criticism, ed. DA Russell and M. Winterbottom (Oxford:...
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Jefferson's Garden

H. Peter Loewer - 2004 - 272 lehte
...vallies." Edmund Burke (1729—97) wrote in his 1756 Essay on the Suhlime and the Beautiful: "Whatever is fitted in any sort to excite the ideas of pain...that is, it is productive of the strongest emotion which the mind is capable of feeling." Jefferson himself also wrote several books, including The Garden...
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The Artificial Horizon: Imagining the Blue Mountains

Martin Edward Thomas - 2004 - 313 lehte
...pain', it is from the latter that we derive our sense of the sublime. As he described it: Whatever is fitted in any sort to excite the ideas of pain,...that is, it is productive of the strongest emotion which the mind is capable of feeling. Among the numerous examples that constitute the bulk of Burke's...
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Victorian Demons: Medicine, Masculinity, and the Gothic at the Fin-de-siècle

Andrew Smith - 2004 - 191 lehte
...moment as it corresponds to a model of the sublime seemingly without transcendence. For Burke, 'Whatever is fitted in any sort to excite the ideas of pain,...manner analogous to terror, is a source of the sublime' (emphasis Burke's).4 De Quincey attempts to resolve this through a Kantian faith in the presence of...
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Flüchtigkeit: Archäologie einer modernen Ästhetik bei Baudelaire und Proust

Hermann Doetsch - 2004 - 432 lehte
...die weitgehend meiner Analyse entspricht. Wliatever isßtted in any sort to exäte the ideas ofpain, and danger, that is to say, whatever is in any sort...source of the SUBLIME; that is, it is productive of the strängest emotion which the mind is capable offeeling (Burke 39). Bamouw (1980) unterstreicht diesen...
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The Bullet's Song: Romantic Violence and Utopia

William Pfaff - 2004 - 368 lehte
...bomber. Another man speaks of the "sublime effect ... of destructive power," and adds, "Whatsoever is fitted in any sort to excite the ideas of pain...danger, that is to say whatever is in any sort terrible, is a source of the sublime." But this is not an ideologically intoxicated terrorist speaking; it is...
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Entre empire et nation: les représentations de la ville de Québec et de ses ...

Alain Parent - 2005 - 272 lehte
...et morales avec la nature grandiose. Ce que Burke a pu écrire cadre bien avec cette image: Whatever is fitted in any sort to excite the ideas of pain,...that is, it is productive of the strongest emotion which the mind is capable of feeling (cité dans ibid. : 628). D'autres penseurs contemporains attestent...
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Imagining Animals: Art, Psychotherapy and Primitive States of Mind

Caroline Case - 2005 - 241 lehte
...with nature. In his classic essay, Burke describes the two experiences in the following way: Whatever is fitted in any sort to excite the ideas of pain,...that is, it is productive of the strongest emotion which the mind is capable of feeling. (Burke 1757: 216) Qualities of the sublime: astonishment, terror,...
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