Is Shakespeare any Good? : And Other Questions on How to Evaluate Literature, Paperback / softback Book

Is Shakespeare any Good? : And Other Questions on How to Evaluate Literature Paperback / softback

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Is Shakespeare any Good? reveals why certain literary works and authors are treated as superior to others, and questions the literary establishment s criteria for creating an imperium of great writers. * Enables readers to articulate and formulate their own arguments about the quality of literature including works that convention forbids us to dislike * Dismantles the claims of academic criticism particularly Theory to tell us anything useful about why we like or appreciate literature * Challenges and shatters many longstanding beliefs about literature and its evaluation * Poses serious questions about the value of literature, and studying literature, and presents these in a lively and entertainingly provocative manner

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 344 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
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  • Category: Literary studies: general
  • ISBN: 9781118219973

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