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Pleasure and change the aesthetics of canon

Frank Kermode 1919-2010. Robert Alter

c2004

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  • Title:
    Pleasure and change the aesthetics of canon
  • Author: Frank Kermode 1919-2010.
  • Robert Alter
  • Description: Contents; List of Contributors; Introduction; PLEASURE AND CHANGE; Pleasure; Change; COMMENTS; The Passing of the Canon; It Must Be Abstract; The Artist and the Canon; REPLY TO COMMENTATORS; On the Comments of the Discussants; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
    Reinterprets the question of canon formation in light of two related and central notions: pleasure and change. This work asks how aesthetic pleasure informs what we find valuable, and how this perception changes over time. It also explores the role of chance, observing the connections between canon formation and unintentional random circumstance.
  • Publication Date: c2004
  • Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press
  • Format: 1 online resource (109 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-280-42786-8;ISBN 0-19-534682-3;ISBN 1-4237-2067-9;ISBN 1-60256-483-3
  • Subjects: Canon (Literature); Literature -- Psychological aspects; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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