Critical reflection on literary work in Stendhal’s legacy.



The article clarifes Stendhal’s aesthetic position. It analyzes the singularity of his interpretation of the term «romanticism», traces the evolution of his critical views from the early notes of the 1800s to the Manifesto «Racine and Shakespeare», which reflected the disputes of his time about drama, as well as to the statements about the purpose of the art in his article «Walter Scott and the Princess of Cleves» and in the novel «Red and Black».


critical reflection; Romanticism; literary Manifesto; Racine; Shakespeare; W. Scott; theater renewal; novel genre; objectiveness.

DOI: 10.31249/lit/2021.01.01

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