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Death of Literature

Author: Alvin B Kernan
Publisher: Yale U.P., 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New edView all editions and formats

Explores literature's "crisis of confidence" and relates the death of literature to a variety of agents - among them television, computer technology, legal issues of copyright and plagiarism, faculty  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alvin B Kernan
ISBN: 0300052383 9780300052381
OCLC Number: 26307385
Description: 230p.
Contents: Introduction - the death of literature; ideology as aesthetics - the politics of romantic and modern literature; Lady Chatterley and "Mere Chatter about Shelley" - the universities asked and the law - the moral rights of artists; plagiarism and poetics - literature as property and ethos; technology and literature - book culture and television; the battle for the word - dictionaries, deconstructors, and language engineers; the tree of knowledge - literature's presence in the social world.
Responsibility: Alvin B. Kernan.


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