Winner of the ESSE (European Society for the Study of English) Book Award for Literature Literature and the literary have proved singularly resistant to. In this volume, Derek Attridge ask us to confront with him the resistance to definition in order to explore afresh the singularity of literature. In seeking new. However, as Derek Attridge argues in this outstanding and acclaimed book, none of these capacities is distinctive of literature. What is the singularity of literature.
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The book is not very original and does not explain what is it about literature that is so singular: Essays on Literary Influence. John Gibson – – British Journal of Aesthetics 43 3: An Prudon rated it really liked it Nov 26, Open Preview See a Problem?
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Derek Attridge argues that such resistance represents not a dead end, but a crucial starting point from which to explore anew the power and practices of Western art. Find it on Scholar. Sign in Create an account.
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