Theoretical Issues in Literary History

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Cambridge, Massachusetts 1991 First Edition 8vo. VG+/-no DJ. HB brown cloth spine with tiny silver metallic lettering imprinted near spine and title centered on brown cloth ... spine. front and rear is a solid medium brown. solidly bound and endsheets clear, all hinges sealed, spotless inside covers. textblock excellent, off white textblock between endsheets. off white edges, smooth flat corners a solid copy of great quality: neat appearance and visible light handling. 303 pp. ISBN # 0674879120. Rockville. Read more Show Less

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780674879126
  • Publisher: Harvard University Press
  • Publication date: 8/28/1991
  • Series: Harvard English Studies
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 5.92 (w) x 8.54 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

David Perkins is John P. Marquand Professor of English Literature, Harvard University.

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Table of Contents

David Perkins

Problems of Origin in Modern Literary History
Ernst Behler

Paul de Man, Modernist
Ronald Bush

Aristotle and the History of Tragedy
Paul A. Cantor

Genre Theory, Literary History,
and Historical Change
Ralph Cohen

The Two Histories
Alastair Fowler

Postmodernism and Literary History
John Frow

Understanding Alterity:
Ausländerliteratur between Relativism and Universalism
Ulker Gokberk

Transmission Failure
Jon Klancher

History, Herstory, Theirstory, Ourstory
Jerome Mcgann

Caliban and His Precursors: The Politics of Literary History and the Third World
Michael Valdez Moses

Measure and Countermeasure:
The Lovejoy-Wellek Debate and Romantic Periodization
Mark Parker

Literary Classifications: How Have They Been Made?
John Perkins

Antihistoricism in Benedetto Croce and I. A. Richards
John Paul Russo

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