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Minor Prophecies

The Literary Essay in the Culture Wars

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$80.50 • £64.95 • €72.50

ISBN 9780674576360

Publication Date: 08/01/1991


264 pages

6 x 9 inches


Related Subjects

  • Introduction: Pastoral Vestiges
  • 1. The Culture of Criticism
  • 2. Tea and Totality
  • 3. From Common to Uncommon Reader
  • 4. The State of the Art
  • 5. Placing F. R. Leavis
  • 6. Judging Paul de Man
  • 7. Meaning, Error, Text
  • 8. Advanced Literary Studies
  • 9. The Philomela Project
  • 10. Literary Criticism and the Future
  • Notes
  • A Note on Sources
  • Index

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