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Mimesis as a phenomenon of semiotic communication
The concept of mimesis is not very often used in the contemporary semiotic dialogue. This article introduces several views on this concept, and on the basis of these, mimesis is comprehended as aExpand
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Laocoon: An Essay on the Limits of Painting and Poetry
Originally published in 1766, the "Laocoon" has been called the first modern attempt to define the distinctive spheres of art and poetry, and its author, Lessing, the first modern esthetician.Expand
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Lessing's Theological Writings
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Nathan the Wise, Minna von Barnhelm, and Other Plays and Writings
Lessing was a playwright, scholar, poet, archeologist, philosopher, and critic. His genius is evident in the works collected in this volume, which includes the comedy Minna von Barnhelm, the tragedyExpand
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Laocoon; Or the Limits of Poetry and Painting
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