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Revising the Literary Canon

This is a fairly complex question having to do with what scholars refer to as the literary "canon", or set of standard works read in schools and studied in academic journals. Western literary canon...

Latest answer posted April 29, 2015, 12:46 am (UTC)

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Revising the Literary Canon

At the center of this question is a problem of definition, namely what counts as literature. In order to say "x is literature" or "y is not literature," there must be some rigorous way of...

Latest answer posted April 29, 2015, 7:41 pm (UTC)

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Revising the Literary Canon

Unfortunately, this question contains an undefined term and a somewhat obfuscatory use of passive voice. "Surprising" isn't really something one can measure and one cannot judge whether a person or...

Latest answer posted February 26, 2016, 11:54 pm (UTC)

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Revising the Literary Canon

http://www.enotes.com/revising-literary-canon-essays/revising-literary-canon/representative-works I understand that you are serious. I agree with revising the canon as so many students will not...

Latest answer posted January 8, 2013, 2:51 pm (UTC)

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Revising the Literary Canon

This question really depends on your definition of "famous" and how you propose to measure it. For example, one could think of fame in terms of how many people currently living in the world have...

Latest answer posted January 14, 2016, 7:46 pm (UTC)

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