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Published: 30 November 2016

192 Pages

7.7 x 5.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198736288

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Tradition: A Feeling for the Literary Past

The Literary Agenda

Seth Lerer

The Literary Agenda

  • Explores our relationship to the literary past in an age marked by historical self-consciousness, critical distance, and shifts in cultural literacy
  • Examines a range of fiction, poetry, and criticism to understand the ways in which the literary past makes us
  • Demonstrates how reading the past generates the literary present, and imagines our literate future