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The imaginary library : an essay on literature and society

Author: Alvin B Kernan
Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [1982] ©1982
Series: Princeton essays in literature.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kernan, Alvin B.
Imaginary library : an essay on literature and society.
Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [1982]
186 pages ; 23 cm.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alvin B Kernan
ISBN: 9781400855667 1400855667 9780691065045 0691065047 0691614563 9780691614564
OCLC Number: 889249058
Description: 1 online resource (196 pages).
Contents: *FrontMatter, pg. i*Contents, pg. v*Acknowledgments, pg. vii*Introduction. The Place of Poetry in the World, pg. 3*I. The Actual and Imaginary Library: Literature as a Social Institution, pg. 12*II. Mighty Poets in their Misery Dead: The Death of the Poet in Saul Bellow's Humboldt's Gift, pg. 37*III. "Battering the Object": The Attack on the Literary Text in Malamud's the Tenants, pg. 66*IV. Reading Zemblan: The Audience Disappears in Nabokov's Pale Fire, pg. 89*V. The Taking of the Moon: The Struggle of the Poetic and Scientific Myths in Norman Mailer's of a Fire on the Moon, pg. 130*VI. Finding the New Thing, pg. 162*Works Cited, pg. 176*Index, pg. 181
Series Title: Princeton essays in literature.
Responsibility: Alvin B. Kernan.

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