n English in Africa - Reading through the gates : structure, desire and subjectivity in J.M. Coetzee's Elizabeth Costello
|Article Title||Reading through the gates : structure, desire and subjectivity in J.M. Coetzee's Elizabeth Costello|
|© Publisher:||Institute for the Study of English in Africa (ISEA)|
|Journal||English in Africa|
|Publication Date||Oct 2009|
|Pages||63 - 77|
In 1793 Friedrich Schiller, a German poet and playwright, wrote a series of letters to his Danish benefactor, Prince Friedrich Christian of Schleswig-Holstein-Augustenburg, on the subject of aesthetic education (2). These rather beguiling letters attempt to demonstrate the transition of humanity, in abstract terms, from a condition of pure, unmediated sensuality to a state of ordered freedom.
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