Hans Robert Jauss. The Main Concepts of the Aesthetic of Reception

Diana DEMENTIEVA
2019 Zenodo  
The text analyzes in an accessible and synthesizes formula the main aspects of the "aesthetic of reception" theorized by Hans Robert Jauss. More than 50 years ago, the scientific, cultural, but also socio-political context from the West triggered a strong interest in the phenomenon of receiving literature. The merit of the "paradigm shift" is that of the members of the Konstanz School led by Hans Robert Jauss. The main concepts of the German esthetician - "horizon of expectation" and "aesthetic
more » ... experience" reassess the literary relations with history and society. Also, it is justified the involvement of the reader on updating, capitalizing and creating the meaning of the literary work, defining the nature of the cooperative report: author-operator-reader. The approach is for informational purpose, argumentation, as well as raising awareness of the Romanian and international scientific communities about the actuality and importance of the study applied to the reader as a co-creator of the literary work.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3549744 fatcat:zvawbhlcwnbapmpz355ogciw2i