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Literature Against Itself

Gerald Graff

Literature Against Itself

Literary Ideas in Modern Society

by Gerald Graff

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  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Univ of Chicago Pr (Tx) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Semiotics & Theory,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9518512M
    ISBN 100226305988
    ISBN 109780226305981
    OCLC/WorldCa233815347

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In his early books, Literature Against Itself: Literary Ideas in Modern Society () and Professing Literature: An Institutional History, Twentieth Anniversary Edition (), Graff took as his main subjects literary theory and the institutional history of departments of English and literature, respectively.

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Literature Against Itself is an admirable first try at rectifying the predicament. As good as the effort is, however, it is inadequate. As good as the effort is, however, it is inadequate. Contentious in tone and controversial in intent, the book is oddly deficient in systematic analysis.

Professor Gerald Graff’s Literature Against Itself analyzes this loss of referentiality and traces its development from romanticism through modernism and New Criticism and on to the current postmodernism. Although his book may be more perceptive. Download: Literature Against Itself: Literary Ideas in Modern Society (Graff ).

Since its first publication more than fifteen years ago, Literature Against Itself has achieved wide recognition as the first major critique of posts cultural radicalism―and still, one of the best.

Literature Against Itself. As English professors all over the country head back to their classrooms in a few weeks to encourage another young cohort of students to “experience” literary texts in light of the most recent progressive thought, it might be well to recall Literature Against Itself, Gerald Graff’s pioneering attack on literary theory.

Print book: English: 1st Elephant pbk. edView all editions and formats Summary: The first and still one of the best critiques of posts cultural radicalism, analyzing why and how the.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 23 cm: Contents: Culture, criticism, and unreality --The myth of the postmodern breakthrough --The politics of anti-realism --English in America --What was new criticism?--How not to talk about fictions --How not to save the humanities --Babbitt at the abyss.

In his early books, Literature Against Itself: Literary Ideas in Modern Society () and Professing Literature: An Institutional History, Twentieth Anniversary Edition (), Graff took as his main subjects literary theory and the institutional history of departments of English and literature, respectively/5.

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