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Is Literary History Possible?

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Is Literary History Possible? is a landmark study of the thinking underlying recent theory about literary history. Through analysis of particular literary histories - most of them contemporary works - Perkins elaborates on two fundamental problems that arise in the writing of literary history: the contradictions inherent in organizing, structuring, and presenting the subject; and the "always unsuccessful" attempt of literary histories to explain the development of the literature they describe.

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Author(s):
Perkins, David
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
5.5" x 9"
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
080184715X
ISBN-13:
9780801847158
Number of pages:
192
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press

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Is Literary History Possible? is a landmark study of the thinking underlying recent theory about literary history. Through analysis of particular literary histories - most of them contemporary works - Perkins elaborates on two fundamental problems that arise in the writing of literary history: the contradictions inherent in organizing, structuring, and presenting the subject; and the "always unsuccessful" attempt of literary histories to explain the development of the literature they describe.

This book is in 'as new' condition throughout.

Author(s):
Perkins, David
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
5.5" x 9"
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
080184715X
ISBN-13:
9780801847158
Number of pages:
192
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press

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