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Title The quality of literature : linguistic studies in literary evaluation / edited by Willie van Peer.

Publication Info. Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub., [2008]


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Description 1 online resource (vi, 242 pages).
Series Linguistic approaches to literature, 1569-3112 ; v. 4
Linguistic approaches to literature ; v. 4. 1569-3112
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Summary Evaluation is central to literary studies and has led to an impressive list of publications on the status and history of the canon. Yet it is remarkable how little attention has been given to the role of textual properties in evaluative processes. Most of the chapters in The Quality of Literature redress this issue by dealing with texts or genres ranging from classical antiquity, via Renaissance to twentieth century. They provide a rich textual and historical panorama of how critical debate over literary quality has influenced our modes of thinking and feeling about literature, and how they c.
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Contents The Quality of Literature; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Table of contents; Acknowledgments; Foreword; The evaluation of literary texts; Textual and generic comparisons; Canon formation; Why Hugh Maccoll is not, and will never be, part of any literary canon; Popular / Canonical; Literary evaluation and poetic form; Poetic value; ̀̀Too soon transplanted''; Evaluation and stylistic analysis; The value of Juvenal; Theoretical reflections; Some correlates of literary eminence; Macbeth through the computer; How scientific can literary evaluation be?
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Subject Criticism.
Literature -- History and criticism.
Discourse analysis, Literary.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- Semiotics & Theory.
Criticism. (OCoLC)fst00883735
Discourse analysis, Literary. (OCoLC)fst00894944
Literature. (OCoLC)fst00999953
Literarische Wertung.
Linguistics and literature.
Literary evaluation.
Chronological Term Geschichte (umfassend)
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc. (OCoLC)fst01411635
Added Author Peer, Willie van.
Other Form: Print version: Quality of literature. Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub., ©2008 9789027233363 9027233365 (DLC) 2007047268 (OCoLC)181517355
ISBN 9789027291516 (electronic bk.)
9027291519 (electronic bk.)
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