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Ephemeris, the Undergraduate Journal of Philosophy

Abstract

This paper examines Schlegel's "Dialogue on Poesy" to demonstrate that, while Schlegel is responding to his own sociohistorical context, he is also providing a proposal for the role poetry could play in helping citizens achieve an ideal state and providing a defense against the concerns about and critiques of poetry in society, as expressed in Plato's treatment of the ancient myths.

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