DOI: 10.17265/2159-5836/2016.06.010
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YUE Jian-feng

Abstract: As great philosophers and aesthetes who have significant influence on the ushering and development of the term "sublime", both Longinus and Edmund Burke have their respectively elaboration on sublime that not only has inner connection but some sheer difference. The aim of this thesis is to interpret the inheritance of Burke to Longinus through the comparison between their attitudes on sublime through doxologie of comparative literature, and it mainly focuses on the point of view, major concern, composing ele…

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