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Great Ideas in the Western Literary Canon

Great Ideas in the Western Literary Canon (Paperback)

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This book examines 'great ideas'- the term used generically to refer to the deep-seated anxieties that art, religion and philosophy all seek to address- in relation to a selection of great literary texts. The texts chosen are those that remain, often centuries after their appearance, beacons of illumination and wisdom. The twelve chapters of this book each deal with one great text and the central idea that propels it.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalReference & Research Publisher: University Press of America Publication Date: 08/04/2003 ISBN-13: 9780761823964  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Wayne Cristaudo is a Senior Lecturer in the History of Ideas, Centre for European Studies, University of Adelaide, Australia. Peter Poiana is a Lecturer in French, Centre for European Studies, University of Adelaide, Australia.

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