These diverse essays recast the place of aesthetics in production a consumption of American literature. Contributors showcase the interpretive possibilities available to those who bring politics, culture, ideology, a conceptions of identity into their critiques, combining close readings of individual works a authors with theoretical discussions.Also see Jonathan Araca#39;s seminal essay on Hawthornea#39;s The Scarlet Letter, where he points to the curious fact that ain some current criticism, a#39;indeterminacya#39; functions as a closurea (249). Arac, aThe Politics of The Scarlet Letter, a in Bercovitchanbsp;...
|Title||:||American Literature's Aesthetic Dimensions|
|Author||:||Cindy Weinstein, Christopher Looby|
|Publisher||:||Columbia University Press - 2012-07-24|