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Metahistory : the historical imagination in nineteenth-century Europe / Hayden White.

Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1973.
ISBN 0801814693, 9780801814693

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Subjects Geschichtsschreibung.
Histoire -- Philosophie.
Historieskrivning -- 1800-talet.
Historiography -- 19th century.
History -- Philosophy.
Description xii, 448 pages ; 25 cm
Copyright Date 1973.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 435-441) and index.
Contents The received tradition: the Enlightenment and the problem of historical consciousness. The historical imagination between metaphor and irony -- Hegel: the poetics of history and the way beyond irony -- Four kinds of "realism" in nineteenth-century historical writing. Michelet: historical realism as romance -- Ranke: historical realism as comedy -- Tocqueville: historical realism as tragedy -- Burckhardt: historical realism as satire -- The repudiation of "realism" in late nineteenth-century philosophy of history. Historical consciousness and the rebirth of philosophy of history -- Marx: the philosophical defense of history in the metonymical mode -- Nietzsche: the poetic defense of history in the metaphorical mode -- Croce: the philosopical defense of history in the ironic mode.
Geographic Area Europe
Network Numbers (OCoLC)700666
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities White, Hayden V., 1928-
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