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Deep Refrains: Music, Philosophy, and the Ineffable

Michael Gallope


Deep Refrains: Music, Philosophy, and the Ineffable draws together the writings of Arthur Schopenhauer, Friedrich Nietzsche, Ernst Bloch, Theodor Adorno, Vladimir Jankélévitch, Gilles Deleuze, and Félix Guattari in order to revisit the age-old question of music’s ineffability from a modern perspective. For these nineteenth- and twentieth-century European philosophers, music’s ineffability is a complex phenomenon that engenders an intellectually productive sense of perplexity. Through careful examination of their historical contexts and philosophical orientations, close attention to their use o ... More

Keywords: The Ineffable, Aesthetics of Music, Comparative Literature, Hegel, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich, Schopenhauer, Arthur, Bloch, Ernst, Adorno, Theodor, Jankélévitch, Vladimir, Deleuze, Gilles, Guattari, Félix

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780226483559
Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: May 2018 DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226483726.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Michael Gallope, author
University of Minnesota