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Laokoon: Oder, Über die Grenzen der Malerei und Poesie
Der erste, welcher die Malerei und Poesie miteinander verglich, war ein Mann von feinem Gefhle, der von beiden Knsten eine hnliche Wirkung auf sich versprte. Beide, empfand er, stellen uns abwesende Dinge als gegenwrtig, den Schein als Wirklichkeit vor; beide tuschen, und beider Tuschung gefllt. Ein zweiter suchte in das Innere dieses Gefallens einzudringen, und entdeckte, da es bei beiden aus einerlei Quelle fliee. Die Schnheit, deren Begriff wir zuerst von krperlichen Gegenstnden abziehen, hat allgemeine Regeln, die sich auf mehrere Dinge anwenden lassen; auf Handlungen, auf Gedanken, sowohl als auf Formen. Ein dritter, welcher ber den Wert und ber die Verteilung dieser allgemeinen Regeln nachdachte, bemerkte, da einige mehr in der Malerei, andere mehr in der Poesie herrschten; da also bei diesen die Poesie der Malerei, bei jenen die Malerei der Poesie mit Erluterungen und Beispielen aushelfen knne. Jene beiden konnten nicht leicht, weder von ihrem Gefhl, noch von ihren Schlssen, einen unrechten Gebrauch machen. Hingegen bei den Bemerkungen des Kunstrichters beruhet das meiste in der Richtigkeit der Anwendung auf den einzeln Fall; und es wre ein Wunder, da es gegen einen scharfsinnigen Kunstrichter funfzig witzige gegeben hat, wenn diese Anwendung jederzeit mit aller der Vorsicht wre gemacht worden, welche die Wage zwischen beiden Knsten gleich erhalten mu. ......Buy Now (To Read More)
Ebook Number: 6889
Author: Lessing, Gotthold Ephraim
Release Date: Nov 1, 2004
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