The Death of Literature

Paperback | September 10, 1992

byAlvin Kernan

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A distinguished writer and scholar explores literature's "crisis of confidence". Writing in anecdotal and witty style, Kernan relates the death of literature to a variety of agents and ponders whether literature's vitality can be restored in the changing circumstances of late 20th-century culture.

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A distinguished writer and scholar explores literature's "crisis of confidence". Writing in anecdotal and witty style, Kernan relates the death of literature to a variety of agents and ponders whether literature's vitality can be restored in the changing circumstances of late 20th-century culture

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A distinguished writer and scholar explores literature's "crisis of confidence". Writing in anecdotal and witty style, Kernan relates the death of literature to a variety of agents and ponders whether literature's vitality can be restored in the changing circumstances of late 20th-century culture.

Format:PaperbackDimensions:239 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.68 inPublished:September 10, 1992Publisher:Yale University Press

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ISBN - 10:0300052383

ISBN - 13:9780300052381

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A distinguished writer and scholar explores literature's "crisis of confidence". Writing in anecdotal and witty style, Kernan relates the death of literature to a variety of agents and ponders whether literature's vitality can be restored in the changing circumstances of late 20th-century culture