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Description - T.S Eliot and the Concept of Tradition by Giovanni Cianci

T. S. Eliot's reformulation of the idea of literary tradition has been one of the key critical concepts of the twentieth century. In this reappraisal of tradition, an international team of scholars explores the concept from a variety of theoretical and historical perspectives, including a series of illuminating case studies evaluating Eliot's version of tradition alongside the theories of other major twentieth-century critics. This 2007 volume will be of great interest to students of literary theory, modernist studies and intellectual history, initiating a dialogue between Continental and Anglo-American investigations into the nature of literary traditions. Tradition is a concept often viewed by contemporary critics with misunderstanding or even hostility. This book powerfully reaffirms the continuing importance of our artistic and cultural traditions in shaping the past and creating the future.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521121439
ISBN-10: 0521121434
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 14mm)
Pages: 248
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 13-Aug-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Giovanni Cianci

Giovanni Cianci is Professor of English Literature at the Universit... degli Studi di Milano. Jason Harding is Lecturer in English at the University of Durham.

Books By Giovanni Cianci

T.S Eliot and the Concept of Tradition by Giovanni Cianci
Hardback, September 2007
$126.00