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The Classic

Literary Images of Permanence and Change

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$32.00 • £25.95 • €29.00

ISBN 9780674133983

Publication Date: 09/01/1983

Short

142 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

World

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Frank Kermode attempts to determine the criteria for classical literature through an analysis of the social and intellectual importance of great works of the past.

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