Redrawing the Boundaries: The Transformation of English and American Literary Studies

Redrawing the Boundaries: The Transformation of English and American Literary Studies

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Redrawing the Boundaries: The Transformation of English and American Literary Studies by Stephen Greenblatt

In this collection of essays, twenty-four leading scholars examine the major developments that have expanded the horizons of English and American literary studies during recent decades.

Redrawing the Boundaries reviews the significant scholarship for major historical periods and surveys new directions in literary criticism and in composition studies. Each essay is accompanied by an annotated list of suggestions for further reading; the book concludes with an extensive list of works cited and a name index.

For scholars, teachers, and students of literature, this remarkable work provides an essential overview of the traditions and innovations that make up English and American literary studies today.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780873523967
Publisher: Modern Language Association of America
Publication date: 11/28/1992
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 595
Product dimensions: 6.05(w) x 9.04(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

John Cogan University Professor of the Humanities at Harvard University, editor of The Norton Shakespeare, and prizewinning author of academic books including Hamlet in Purgatory, Stephen Greenblatt garnered a 2004 National Book Award nomination for his eye-opening look at the life and career of William Shakespeare.

Hometown:

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Date of Birth:

November 7, 1943

Place of Birth:

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Education:

B.A., Yale University, 1964; B.A., Cambridge University, 1966; Ph.D., Yale University, 1969

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