Conditions for Criticism: Authority, Knowledge, and Literature in the Late Nineteenth Century

Conditions for Criticism: Authority, Knowledge, and Literature in the Late Nineteenth Century

by Ian Small
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198122411

ISBN-13: 9780198122418

Pub. Date: 03/28/1993

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This book studies changes in the practice of literary criticism in nineteenth-century Britain and locates those changes within wider movements in intellectual culture. The growth of knowledge and its subsequent institutionalization in universities produced new forms of intellectual authority. Small examines these processes in a wide variety of disciplines,

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This book studies changes in the practice of literary criticism in nineteenth-century Britain and locates those changes within wider movements in intellectual culture. The growth of knowledge and its subsequent institutionalization in universities produced new forms of intellectual authority. Small examines these processes in a wide variety of disciplines, including economics, historiography, sociology, psychology, and philosophical aesthetics, and explores their impact upon literary criticism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198122418
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
03/28/1993
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
5.56(w) x 8.81(h) x 0.61(d)

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