The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 11.0779 Thursday, 13 April 2000.
From: David Evett <
Date: Monday, 10 Apr 2000 23:57:10 -0400
Subject: 11.0645 Re: ADO Query
Comment: Re: SHK 11.0645 Re: ADO Query
>Do you, Cliff, or anyone else know of a concise summary of this debate,
>or its major texts? I realize that it's something of a commonplace for
>artists to lionize their art, but is there a particular works that
>summarizes the major lines of argument, perhaps treating this question
>as a consistent debate?
Clark Hulse gives a summary of the history of the _paragone_, or debate
between the arts, in *The Rule of Art* (U. Chicago P., 1990). I don't
know that I could call it "concise". But the debate carried over a
couple of centuries, and was complex.