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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English and later American Literature thus became an independent subject, studied as an end in itself rather than a means to something else. The Oversocialized Conception of Man. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Culture and the State. Modern Women, Modern Work. 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 Johns Hopkins Jonathan Culler kind 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.

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. Inventing the New Negro. The Worlds of American Intellectual History.


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Without cookies your experience may not be seamless. Graff’s book is more consequential than Bloom’s because it addresses the pedagogical questions and situates them in a fascinating narrative of how literature has actually been taught in this country for the past century and a half.

Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. 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. Reengaging the Prospects of Rhetoric.


Updated with a new preface by the author that addresses many of the provocative arguments raised by its initial publication, “Professing Literature” remains an essential history of literary pedagogy and a critical classic.

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