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Literary value/cultural power : verbal arts in the twenty-first century

Author: Lynette Hunter; Sarah Poulton
Publisher: Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats

Lynette Hunter examines the marginalised verbal arts: written and spoken texts that don't fit the conventional patterns, such as e-mail, writing from the Black diaspora, women's writing and  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lynette Hunter; Sarah Poulton
ISBN: 0719061814 hardback 9780719061813 hardback 0719061822 paperback 9780719061820 paperback
OCLC Number: 912203929
Description: 156 p. ; 22 cm
Contents: What is literary value?; global voices - second-rate writing from Third-World countries?; orature, oratory and getting the message heard; telling stories/telling tales; electronic etiquette in the global community; lost in hyperspace - hypertexts and textual value; is letter-writing literature? and what about diaries?; do you take risks when you read? or risk-taking in reading; textual communities - how do we recognise value in the verbal arts?
Responsibility: Lynette Hunter ; edited by Sarah Poulton.


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