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Author: Alvin B Kernan
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2014.
Series: Princeton essays in literature.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this speculative treatment of literature as a social institution, Alvin B. Kernan explores the inability of contemporary writers and critics to maintain a literary vision in a society that denies their values and methods. Originally published in 1982. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Kernan, Alvin B.
Imaginary Library : An Essay on Literature and Society.
Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alvin B Kernan
ISBN: 9781400855667 1400855667
OCLC Number: 884013476
Notes: Cover; Index.
Description: 1 online resource (196 pages).
Series Title: Princeton essays in literature.

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In this speculative treatment of literature as a social institution, Alvin B. Kernan explores the inability of contemporary writers and critics to maintain a literary vision in a society that denies their values and methods. Originally published in 1982. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions. The.

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