Is Shakespeare any Good?: And Other Questions on How to Evaluate Literature (Paperback)Richard Bradford (author)
Paperback 344 Pages / Published: 23/10/2015
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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
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Number of pages: 344
Weight: 666 g
Dimensions: 227 x 154 x 17 mm
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