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Uses of literature.

Uses of literature.

Edited by Monroe Engel.

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American literature,
  • Literature -- Philosophy,
  • English philology -- Study and teaching

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesHarvard English studies -- 4
    ContributionsEngel, Monroe
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS124 U8
    The Physical Object
    Pagination290p.
    Number of Pages290
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19372077M

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While the word "uses" denotes functionality and pragmatism, Felski's thesis steers away from such utilitarian waters towards a balanced presentation of literary study.4/5.

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The technical term for this physical arrangement is codex (plural, codices). A ristotle perhaps didn’t go far enough when he said that tragedy was more philosophic than history, concentrating as it does on what might be rather than merely on what had been.

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THE USES OF LITERATURE collects thirty-one pieces spanning the years from to Although the title page and the dust-jacket blurb call them. Literature is a term used to describe written and sometimes spoken material.

Derived from the Latin word literature meaning "writing formed with letters," literature most commonly refers to works of the creative imagination, including poetry, drama, fiction, nonfiction, and in some instances, journalism, and : Esther Lombardi.

Distinguished scholar Rita Felski’s recent book, Uses of Literature, is published in a series called Blackwell Manifestos. Although Felski expresses reluctance to call her book a manifesto, she Author: Maura Spiegel.

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The aim of the program is to develop new interdisciplinary methods for analyzing the social uses of literature that avoid the reductive tendencies of traditional sociologies of literature.Apart from the oddly utilitarian-minded title, everything in this book by the Italian fantasist is lovable and worthy of attention.

Calvino's affection for literature is visible on every page, and disarms the reader who might be inclined to disagree with some of his opinions. The first part contains thoughts on literary theory, criticism, and philosophy.