Kierkegaard: The Aesthetic and the Religious

From the Magic Theatre to the Crucifixion of the Image

  • Authors
  • GeorgeĀ Pattison

Part of the Studies in Literature and Religion book series (SLR)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. George Pattison
    Pages 1-34
  3. George Pattison
    Pages 35-62
  4. George Pattison
    Pages 63-94
  5. George Pattison
    Pages 95-124
  6. George Pattison
    Pages 125-154
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 189-208

About this book


These readings of Kierkegaard begin with a series of reflections on the background to his thought and writings, examining Romanticism, German Idealism and Danish intellectual history in the early 19th century. The author analyzes the role of indirect communication in Kierkegaard's authorship.


communication dialectic genealogy German german idealism history history of literature idealism intellectual history Kierkegaard nihilism Romanticism theatre writing

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