The Hatred of Literature

The Hatred of Literature

Book - 2018
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For 2,500 years literature has been condemned in the name of authority, truth, morality and society. But in making explicit what a society expects from literature, anti-literary discourse paradoxically asserts the validity of what it wishes to deny. The threat to literature's continued existence, William Marx writes, is not hatred but indifference.-- Provided by publisher
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2018
Characteristics: 228 pages ; 22 cm
ISBN: 0674976126
9780674976122
Call Number: 801.9 MARX

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