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The Western Canon

Pub Date : 2014-06-17 | Author : Harold Bloom | Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN 10 : 9780547546483
ISBN 13 : 0547546483

Harold Bloom explores our Western literary tradition by concentrating on the works of twenty-six authors central to the Canon. He argues against ideology in literary criticism; he ..


Hungarian Perspectives On The Western Canon

Pub Date : 2017-05-11 | Author : László Bengi | Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781443892568
ISBN 13 : 1443892564

In this collection, Hungarian literature is read together with canonical works of the Western literary tradition. The book studies the distinction between “major” and “minor..


The Western Canon Of Classic Literature

Pub Date : 2016-10-05 | Author : Peter J. King | Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN 10 : 1539435504
ISBN 13 : 9781539435501

The word canon refers to a scholarly acceptance and definition of a body of (usually) literary works that comprise the 'school of thought' or fundamental contributory works in a pa..


Falstaff

Pub Date : 2017-04-04 | Author : Harold Bloom | Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9781501164132
ISBN 13 : 1501164139

From Harold Bloom, one of the greatest Shakespeare scholars of our time as well as a beloved professor who has taught the Bard for over half a century, an intimate, wise, deeply co..


Homer In The Twentieth Century

Pub Date : 2007-06-07 | Author : Barbara Graziosi | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780199298266
ISBN 13 : 0199298262

This collection of essays explores the crucial place of Homer in the shifting cultural landscape of the twentieth century. It argues that Homer was viewed both as the founding fath..


Great Authors Of The Western Canon

Pub Date : 2017-06-28 | Author : Paul F. Kisak | Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN 10 : 1548455768
ISBN 13 : 9781548455767

What makes a book "classic" is a concern that has occurred to various authors ranging from Italo Calvino to Mark Twain and the related questions of "Why Read the Classics?" and "Wh..


On Spectrality

Pub Date : 2006 | Author : David Ratmoko | Publisher : Peter Lang

ISBN 10 : 0820481300
ISBN 13 : 9780820481302

In this bold and highly original work, David Ratmoko offers an analysis of haunting in the history of European literature, law, and politics, in the wake of Derrida's notion of 'sp..