Modern American Reading Practices: Between Aesthetics and History

Modern American Reading Practices: Between Aesthetics and History

by P. Goldstein

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349377022
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 02/13/2009
Edition description: 1st ed. 2009
Pages: 181
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

PHILIP GOLDSTEIN is Professor of English, University of Delaware, USA.

Table of Contents

Modern American Reading Practices: Between Aesthetics and History Aesthetic Theory: From Marxist Critique to Cultural History Aesthetics and Reading: Between Theory and History Gothic Romances and the Modern Humanities: The Changing Status of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: From Liberal Realism to Multiculturalism 'Richard Wright's Native Son: Between Naturalist Protest and Modernist Liberation' Identity and Convention in Faulkner's Light in August and Morrison's Jazz The Politics of Sara Paretsky's Detective Fiction Conclusion: From Aesthetics to Reading Practices

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