ISBN 978-1-62130-679-5 (Kindle e-book), $4.99
Burke on the Sublime:
A Philosophical Inquiry into the Origin of
Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful
with an Introductory Discourse Concerning Taste
by Edmund Burke
A New Edition
edited by Eric v.d. Luft and Diane Davis Luft
This new edition provides an inexpensive, reliable, and
textually rigorous digital version of this seminal text in the
philosophy of art, Edmund Burke's essay on the sublime, which
heretofore has been unavailable as an e-book. Specifically, it:
Adds descriptive titles to each of Burke's five parts.
Corrects Burke's inaccurate quotations.
Translates Burke's foreign language quotations.
Adds accurate citations for all references.
Provides a bibliography of scholarly work on Burke's
philosophy of art since 1995.
Lists English editions of Burke's essay on the sublime
from 1757 to 2008.
Includes a 6350-word historical/philosophical introduction.
Incorporates Burke's footnotes and glosses into the text.
Modernizes and Americanizes spelling and punctuation.
Adds editorial material in [square brackets].
Aims to provide an inexpensive, reliable, and textually
rigorous digital version of this seminal text in the
philosophy of art, Burke's essay on the sublime,
which heretofore has been unavailable as an e-book.
Selected English Editions of Burke's Essay on the
Sublime in Chronological Order
Selected Scholarship on Burke's Philosophy of Art
Introduction: On Taste
Part I [Emotions]
Part II [Sublimity]
Part III [Beauty]
Part IV [Causes of Sublimity and Beauty]
Part V [Language]