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Pleasure and change : the aesthetics of canon

Author: Frank Kermode; Robert Alter
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2004.
Series: Berkeley Tanner lectures.
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The question of canon has been the subject of debate in academic circles for over 15 years. This book contains two lectures on this important subject by Sir Frank Kermode who reinterprets the question of canon formation in light of two related and central notions: pleasure and change.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kermode, Frank, 1919-
Pleasure and change.
New York : Oxford University Press, c2004
(DLC) 2003060974
(OCoLC)52948949
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Kermode; Robert Alter
ISBN: 1423720679 9781423720676 0195171373 9780195171372 1280427868 9781280427862
OCLC Number: 61342565
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 100 p.)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction / Robert Alter --
Pleasure and change / Frank Kermode --
The passing of the canon / Geoffrey Hartman --
It must be abstract / John Guillory --
The artist and the canon / Carey Perloff --
On the comments of the discussants / Frank Kermode.
Series Title: Berkeley Tanner lectures.
Responsibility: Frank Kermode with commentaries by Geoffrey Hartman, John Guillory, Carey Perloff ; edited and introduced by Robert Alter.
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