The Singularity of Literature
Winner of the ESSE (European Society for the Study of English) Book Award for Literature 2006
Literature and the literary have proved singularly resistant to definition. Derek Attridge argues that such resistance represents not a dead end, but a crucial starting point from which to explore anew the power and practices of Western art.
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Review: The Singularity of LiteratureUser Review - Paweł - Goodreads
The book is not very original and does not explain what is it about literature that is so singular: "My attempt to convey in the language of argument and description the essence of the literary has ... Read full review
Review: The Singularity of LiteratureUser Review - Codey - Goodreads
One of the most exciting works of literary theory I've ever read. Read full review