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The Literary Persona

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Since the word persona entered the critical vocabulary, it has revolutionized the interpretation of literary texts It has also been abused and despised, characterised as a "thoroughly execrable term, conceptually empty and pretentious" Why then do critics continue to "whore after it"? In The Literary Persona Robert C. Elliott provides an eloquent answer to this question, using the term both to focus his discussion of certain principles of literary criticism and to illuminate the works of such diverse writers as Chaucer, Thomas More, Pope, Mailer, Proust, Isherwood, and Swift

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Author(s):
Elliott, Robert C.
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1982
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0226205029
ISBN-13:
9780226205021
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press

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Since the word persona entered the critical vocabulary, it has revolutionized the interpretation of literary texts It has also been abused and despised, characterised as a "thoroughly execrable term, conceptually empty and pretentious" Why then do critics continue to "whore after it"? In The Literary Persona Robert C. Elliott provides an eloquent answer to this question, using the term both to focus his discussion of certain principles of literary criticism and to illuminate the works of such diverse writers as Chaucer, Thomas More, Pope, Mailer, Proust, Isherwood, and Swift

Author(s):
Elliott, Robert C.
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1982
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0226205029
ISBN-13:
9780226205021
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press

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