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Reading The eve of St. Agnes : the multiples of complex literary transaction

Author: Jack Stillinger
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Using the 180-year history of Keats'sEve of St. Agnes as a basis for theorizing about the reading process, Stillinger's book explores the nature and whereabouts of "meaning" in complex works. A proponent of authorial intent, Stillinger argues a theoretical compromise between author and reader, applying a theory of interpretive democracy that includes the endlessly multifarious reader's response as well as Keats's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Stillinger, Jack.
Reading The eve of St. Agnes.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1999
(DLC) 98046402
Named Person: John Keats; John Keats; John Keats
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Stillinger
ISBN: 9780195351507 0195351509 9780199855209 019985520X
OCLC Number: 252663400
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 186 pages)
Contents: ONE: Introduction: The Literary Transaction; TWO: The Starting Materials: Texts and Circumstances; THREE: The Multiple Readings; FOUR: Why There Are So Many Meanings (I): Complex Readership; FIVE: Why There Are So Many Meanings (II): Complex Authorship; SIX: Conclusion: Keats "among the English Poets"; Appendixes; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Other Titles: Eve of St. Agnes
Responsibility: Jack Stillinger.

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Using the 180-year history of John Keats's "The Eve of St. Agnes" as a basis for theorizing about the reading process, this book explores the nature and whereabouts of "meaning" in complex works.  Read more...

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