The book Professing Literature: An Institutional History, Twentieth Anniversary Edition, Gerald Graff is published by University of Chicago Press. GERALD GRAFF. Professing Literature: An Institutional History. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, p. Perhaps nothing distances the New Critics. Read “Professing Literature An Institutional History, Twentieth Anniversary Edition” by Gerald Graff with Rakuten Kobo. Widely considered the standard history of.

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Graff gives this period more detailed attention than any ofhis others. English and later American Literature thus became an independent subject, studied as an end in itself rather than a means to something else.

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Radway Limited preview – In each ofthese three periods, Graffforegrounds a major polemical opposition: The Repeal of Reticence. The Rise and Fall of English: American Modernism and Depression Documentary.


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Widely considered the standard history of the profession of literary studies, Professing Literature unearths the long-forgotten ideas and debates that created the literature department as we know it today.

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Contents The Humanist Myth. In the pre-history, the dominant institutional form was the nineteenth-century liberal arts college, where literature was studied as a means to other ends, ranging from the study oflanguage mainly Greek and Latin to rhetoric and oratory. If you would like to authenticate using a different subscribed institution that supports Literaturr authentication or have your own login and password to Project MUSE, click ‘Authenticate’.


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No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks! In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: The third period, which receives the least attention, began in the late sixties and continues to the present, where Graff sees dangers and opportunities rather than resolution and closure. Wollstonecraft, Mill, and Women’s Human Rights. Today, it’s widely taken for granted that objects do not stand independently ofthe critical discourses in which they appear.

Book grafff by Goodreads. The Law of the Heart. Review quote “Both E. Updated with a new preface by the author that addresses many of the provocative arguments raised by its initial publication, Professing Literature remains an essential history of literary pedagogy and a critical classic.

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