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After the death of literature

After the death of literature

Author: Richard B Schwartz
Publisher: Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Calling Samuel Johnson the greatest literary critic since Aristotle, Richard B. Schwartz assumes the perspective of that quintessential eighteenth-century man of letters to examine the critical and theoretical literary developments that gained momentum in the 1970s and stimulated the culture wars of the 1980s and 1990s.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Schwartz, Richard B.
After the death of literature.
Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, ©1997
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard B Schwartz
ISBN: 080932136X 9780809321360
OCLC Number: 36135870
Description: 181 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Johnson: The Writer as Critic --
2. Canons and Culture Wars --
3. Are Addison and Steele Dead? --
4. Vaticide for Fun and Profit --
5. The Two Kants --
6. The War Between the Straw Men --
7. Quo Vadis?
Responsibility: Richard B. Schwartz.
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In seven essays, the author of this book calls for both the broad cultural vision and the sanity of a Samuel Johnson in pronouncements on literature. Using Johnson as an example, he examines the  Read more...


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