3 edition of The shape of literary understanding found in the catalog.
The shape of literary understanding
Written in English
|Statement||by Steven Gevinson.|
|LC Classifications||Microfilm 92/663 (L)|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||2 v. (viii, 348 leaves)|
|Number of Pages||348|
|LC Control Number||92956487|
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The Structure of Literary Understanding. Stein Haugom Olsen. Cambridge University Press () Abstract Buy the book $ used (83% off) $ new (14% off) $ direct from Amazon Amazon page: Call number PNO47 ISBN(s) Very occasionally, literary criticism is an aesthetic experience in itself--more often it is not. At least, though, literary criticism should help us to shape and articulate some other aesthetic experience to ourselves, to take it from the author's words and put it into our own words and our own world of experience and understand what we are doing.
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