Canons and Consequences: Reflections on the Ethical Force of Imaginative Ideals

Canons and Consequences: Reflections on the Ethical Force of Imaginative Ideals

by Charles Altieri
     
 

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What does our literary past offer the present? Using his grasp of the full range of contemporary philosophical and literary stances, Charles Altieri in Canons and Consequences offers a fascinating dialogue between cultures which should influence how we understand the purposes of literary education.See more details below

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What does our literary past offer the present? Using his grasp of the full range of contemporary philosophical and literary stances, Charles Altieri in Canons and Consequences offers a fascinating dialogue between cultures which should influence how we understand the purposes of literary education.

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"Canons and Consequences is the most philosophically informed critique of current literary theory and defense of the idea of a literary canon to date."

 —Gerald Graff

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ISBN-13:
9780810109148
Publisher:
Northwestern University Press
Publication date:
02/20/1991
Edition description:
1
Pages:
370

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