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Teaching beauty in Delillo, Woolf, and Merrill

Author: Jennifer Green-Lewis; Margaret Sołtan
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
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This book marks the growing exhaustion with a politicized approach to literature, and celebrates the return of beauty as a subject in its own right to literary studies.
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Green-Lewis, Jennifer.
Teaching beauty in Delillo, Woolf, and Merrill.
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008
(OCoLC)654689766
Named Person: Don DeLillo; Virginia Woolf; James Merrill; DeLillo; Woolf; Merrill; Don DeLillo; Virginia Woolf; James Ingram Merrill
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Green-Lewis; Margaret Sołtan
ISBN: 9780230601246 0230601243
OCLC Number: 225862764
Description: xviii, 200 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Teaching beauty --
Beauty and emotions: introductory lessons --
Beauty barred --
"Aside from a pushing world": making space for beauty in the classroom --
"Beauty anyhow": reading Virginia Woolf in Vermont --
Beauty and balance: James Merrill on Santorini --
Beauty after 9/11: Don DeLillo in New York --
Beauty's return --
Conclusion: Falling towers.
Responsibility: Jennifer Green-Lewis and Margaret Soltan.

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