Typescripts of the article ‘The Nature of Aesthetic Experience’, by William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn. Edit

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Component Unique Identifier
MS.50184
Level of Description
File
Language
English

Dates

  • 1938. (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.00 linear metres (Whole)
    121 folios.

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  • Language of Materials

    English

  • Scope and Contents

    The article ‘The Ultimate Basis of Aesthetic Experience’, by William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn, developed from Fairbairn’s papers, ‘The ultimate nature of aesthetic experience’ and ‘The nature of aesthetic experience’. The article was published in the ‘British Journal of Psychology’.

    The typescripts have been arranged in the order in which they appear to have been created and revised.

    Carbon copy, mostly, of a typescript draft, [1938] of the article ‘The ultimate basis of aesthetic experience’, by William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn. The title page, list of contents and first part of the introduction have been added in typescript with the consequence that original folio numbers 2 and 3 have been repeated. Folios 1-40.

    Amended carbon copy of a typescript, 1938, with manuscript additions, of the paper ‘The nature of aesthetic experience’, by William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn. The paper has been re-worked by the addition of a contents list in manuscript, and section headings, into the draft article, ‘The ultimate nature of aesthetic experience’ (head of folio 41). Folios 41-64.

    Amended carbon copy of a typescript, 1938, of the article ‘The ultimate basis of aesthetic experience’, by William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn. The amendments are by Fairbairn. Folios 65-92.

    Edited typescript, 1938, of the article ‘The ultimate basis of aesthetic experience’, by William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn. On the title page is the stamp of Cambridge University Press recording the receipt of the typescript. Folios 93-119.

    Two copies of a typescript, [1938], of a list of illustrations prepared, probably, by William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn in connection with his article ‘The ultimate basis of aesthetic experience’. Folios 120-121.

  • Bibliography

    ‘The Ultimate Basis of Aesthetic Experience’ is printed in: `British Journal of Psychology (General Section)`, volume 29, part 2 (October, 1938) pages 167-181 and, `From Instinct to Self: Selected Papers of W R D Fairbairn`, volume 2, edited by E Fairbairn Birtles and D Scharff (Jason Aronson, 1994).

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