Revising the Literary Canon Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism)


Anderson, Earl R. and Gianfrancesco Zanetti. “Comparative Semantic Approaches to the Idea of a Literary Canon.” Journal of Aesthetics and Criticism 58, No. 4 (Fall 2000): 341-60.

Discusses how the semantics of the underlying discourse used by critics in their debate over the literary canon influences the debate itself.

Brown, Joan L. and Crista Johnson. “The Contemporary Hispanic Novel: Is There a Canon?” Hispania 78, No. 2 (May 1995): 252-61.

Examines reading lists from various graduate programs and concludes that there is very little consensus about which works belong to the Hispanic literature...

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