Eagleton, ''Introduction: What is Literature?''
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Excerpt: This article really struck a cord with me because a few of my friends and I have recently had a discussion about just this. What exactly is literature? How can we define what it is? The following quote from our...
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Excerpt: This Eagleton article reminded me of my first reading in Plato for the Philosophy of Art course I took last spring (that's PL 320 for anyone interested--I recommend it for anyone studying the arts). Not only was I rereading things...
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Excerpt: ''Introduction: What is Literature?, Eagleton Literary Criticism-- EL 312...
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Excerpt: What is literature? Why don't we ask something a little more vague, like what is love? How can we pin down literature to package it up and define it? The answer, we can't. "Some texts are born literary, some achieve...
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Excerpt: Eagleton, ''Introduction: What is Literature?'' -- Jerz EL312 (Literary Criticism) This question is not supposed to be answered because of the consequences that will follow. The reason being because there is not one, concrete answer that everyone will ...
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Excerpt: Eagleton, ''Introduction: What is Literature?'' -- Jerz EL312 (Literary Criticism)...
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Excerpt: Eagleton, ''Introduction: What is Literature?'' -- Jerz EL312 (Literary Criticism) "No work, and no current evaluation of it, can simply be extended to new groups of people without being changed, perhaps almost unrecognizably, in the process; and this ...
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Excerpt: Value judgements would certainly seem to have a lot to do with what is judged literature and what isn't - not necessarily in the sense that writing had to be 'fine' to be literary, but that it has to be...
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