The book Professing Literature: An Institutional History, Twentieth Anniversary Edition, Gerald Graff is published by University of Chicago Press. GERALD GRAFF. Professing Literature: An Institutional History. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, p. Perhaps nothing distances the New Critics. Read “Professing Literature An Institutional History, Twentieth Anniversary Edition” by Gerald Graff with Rakuten Kobo. Widely considered the standard history of.

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Graff gives this period more detailed attention than any ofhis others. Matthiessen faculty field-coverage Foerster generalists German graduate Greenlaw Harvard historians humanistic humanities ideal ideas ideology institutional instructors intellectual interests interpretation Irving Babbitt John Crowe Ransom Professimg Hopkins Jonathan Culler professng linguistic Literary Criticism literary education literary history literary theory literature department Matthew Arnold meaning methods modern languages Northwestern University organization Pattee pedagogical philologists philology PMLA poem poetic poetry poets political principle problem Professing Literature professional professor Ransom Rene Wellek rhetoric scholarly scholars seemed social society Spingarn teacher teaching theorists thought tion tradition Trilling undergraduate University Press Wellek writing Yale York.

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Professing Literature : An Institutional History

In the next transformation, the scholars and critics in opposition during the second Book Reviews99 period merge in the present moment as traditionalists allied in opposition to the newly emergent theorists. Contents The Humanist Myth. The Oversocialized Conception of Man.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. Gerald Graff enters this emergent field with his new “institutional history. Within this institutional framework, the disciplinary departmentalization of education that is still with us took form and departments of English appeared.


American Modernism and Depression Documentary. Updated with a new preface by the author litertaure addresses many of the provocative arguments raised by its initial publication, Professing Literature remains an essential history of literary pedagogy and a critical classic. The Politics of Irony in American Modernism.

Reengaging the Prospects of Rhetoric. Check out the top books professiny the year on our page Best Books of The following is representative of the retrospective judgments that Graff peppers throughout his history: Item s unavailable for purchase. Project MUSE Mission Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with proffssing, publishers, and scholars worldwide.

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Other editions – View all Professing Literature: Without cookies your experience may not be seamless. His historical narrative is thus open-ended. The second period began around the first world war and lasted until the early sixties.

The Worlds of American Intellectual History. Scholes Limited preview – In a readable and often-amusing narrative, Gerald Pfofessing shows that the heated conflicts of our recent culture wars echo – and often recycle – controversies over how literature should be taught that began professnig than a century ago.

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Widely considered the standard history of the profession of literary studies, Professing Literature unearths the long-forgotten ideas and debates that created the literature department as we know it today.

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Ratings and Reviews 0 0 star ratings 0 reviews. Evolutionary Pragmatism and Ethics. In a readable and often-amusing narrative, Gerald Graff shows that the heated conflicts of our recent culture wars echo—and often recycle—controversies over how literature should be taught that began more than a century ago.

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William James and the Quest for an Litdrature Republic. Cultural Analysis, Cultural Studies, and the Law. In the pre-history, the dominant institutional form was the nineteenth-century liberal arts college, where literature was studied as a means to other ends, ranging from the study oflanguage mainly Greek and Latin to rhetoric and oratory. Yet even this result might have been more instructive than the silent tradeoffs and negotiated settlements that actually ensued.

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