The question of literature: the place of the literary in contemporary theory

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Manchester University Press, 2002 - Literary Criticism - 236 pages
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This book seeks to recontextualize literature and the literary within the full diversity of postmodern theory. It relates literature to the institution of the university, to ethical judgements and values, new media and computer technology, and the nature of representative democracy.

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Introduction Elizabeth Beaumont Bissell
difference as definition Charles Altieri
literature invention and performance Derek Attridge

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Beaumont E. Bissell has done research on Modernist Literature and Literary Theory at Exeter and Hertford Colleges, Oxford, and at Princeton University.

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