The book Professing Literature: An Institutional History, Twentieth Anniversary Edition, Gerald Graff is published by University of Chicago Press. GERALD GRAFF. Professing Literature: An Institutional History. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, p. Perhaps nothing distances the New Critics. Read “Professing Literature An Institutional History, Twentieth Anniversary Edition” by Gerald Graff with Rakuten Kobo. Widely considered the standard history of.
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In litegature readable and often-amusing narrative, Gerald Graff shows that the heated conflicts of our recent culture wars echo—and often recycle—controversies over how literature should be taught that began more than a century ago.
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A Feeling for Books: The Politics of Liberal Education. We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them. In each ofthese three periods, Graffforegrounds a major polemical opposition: Project MUSE promotes the creation and grafc of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.
Graffs history is informative and readable. Description Widely considered the standard history of the profession of literary studies, “Professing Literature” unearths the long-forgotten ideas and debates that created the literature department as we know it today.
Professing Literature: An Institutional History, Twentieth Anniversary Edition, Graff
If you would like to authenticate using a different subscribed institution that supports Shibboleth authentication or have your own login and password to Project MUSE, click ‘Authenticate’. Account Options Sign in. The second period began around the first world war and lasted until the early sixties. Rhetoric, the Polis, and the Global Village. English and later Loterature Literature thus became an independent subject, studied as an end in itself rather than a means to something else.
Its epochal event was the triumph ofthe New Critics. Evolutionary Pragmatism and Ethics. Book ratings by Goodreads. In the pre-history, the dominant institutional form was the nineteenth-century liberal arts college, where literature was studied as a means to other ends, ranging from the study oflanguage mainly Greek and Latin to rhetoric and oratory.
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Without cookies your experience may not be seamless. University of Chicago Press, The Crisis of Democratic Theory. In the transformation from the first to the second garff, the narrow concerns of the philologists became the broader but no less orofessing concerns of the literary historian, and the generalists’ exhortation that literary study should be edifying became the methodology of the New Criticism that achieved this aim, though not in the nationalistic and general cultural ways that the generalists had in mind.
You submitted the following rating and review. The third period, which receives the least attention, began in the late sixties and liteerature to the present, where Graff sees dangers and opportunities rather than resolution and closure. American Modernism and Depression Documentary. The Worlds of American Intellectual History. The following is representative of the retrospective judgments that Graff peppers throughout his history: Fifty-One Key Feminist Thinkers.
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In a readable and often-amusing narrative, Gerald Graff shows that the heated conflicts of our In a readable and often-amusing narrative, Gerald Graff shows that the heated conflicts of our recent culture wars echo—and often recycle—controversies over how literature should be prfessing that began more than a century ago.
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Widely considered the standard history of the profession of literary studies, Professing Literature unearths the long-forgotten ideas and debates that created the literature department as we know it today. Yet even this result might have been more instructive than the silent tradeoffs and negotiated settlements that actually ensued. Literzture featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with lierature 50 million reviews.
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