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Readers' Liberation: The Literary Agenda

Jonathan Rose

Abstract

The Literary Agenda is a series of short polemical monographs about the importance of literature and of reading in the wider world and about the state of literary education inside schools and universities. The category of 'the literary' has always been contentious. What is clear, however, is how increasingly it is dismissed or is unrecognised as a way of thinking or an arena for thought. It is sceptically challenged from within, for example, by the sometimes rival claims of cultural history, contextualized explanation, or media studies. It is shaken from without by even greater pressures: by e ... More

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780198723554
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198723554.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jonathan Rose, author