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Teaching Beauty in DeLillo, Woolf, and Merrill

Jennifer Green-Lewis

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ISBN 10: 0230601243 / ISBN 13: 9780230601246
Editorial: Palgrave Macmillan
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Hardcover. 224 pages. Dimensions: 8.3in. x 5.7in. x 0.7in.What happened to beauty How did the university literature classroom turn into a seminar on politics Focusing on such writers as Don DeLillo, Virginia Woolf, and James Merrill, this book examines what has been lost to literature as a discipline, and to literary criticism as a practice, as a result of efforts to reduce the aesthetic to the ideological. Green-Lewis and Soltan celebrate the return of beauty as a subject in its own right to literary studies, a return all the more urgent given beautys ability to provide not merely consolation but a sense of order and control in the context of a threatening political world. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. N° de ref. de la librería 9780230601246

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Título: Teaching Beauty in DeLillo, Woolf, and ...

Editorial: Palgrave Macmillan

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro: New

Tipo de libro: Hardcover

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What happened to beauty? How did the university literature classroom turn into a seminar on politics? Focusing on such writers as Don DeLillo, Virginia Woolf, and James Merrill, this book examines what has been lost to literature as a discipline, and to literary criticism as a practice, as a result of efforts to reduce the aesthetic to the ideological. Green-Lewis and Soltan celebrate the return of beauty as a subject in its own right to literary studies, a return all the more urgent given beauty s ability to provide not merely consolation but a sense of order and control in the context of a threatening political world.

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Jennifer Green-Lewis is Associate Professor of English at George Washington University. Margaret Soltan is Associate Professor of English at George Washington University.

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