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Fictions of Autonomy: Modernism from Wilde to de Man

Andrew Goldstone

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199861125
eISBN:
9780199332724
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199861125.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The idea of aesthetic autonomy—of art as a law unto itself—was a central preoccupation of modernism. Yet recent literary scholarship has tended to reject autonomy out of hand as a denial of ... More


Introduction

Sarah Brouillette

in Literature and the Creative Economy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804789486
eISBN:
9780804792431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789486.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The introduction argues that creative-economy frameworks incorporate ideas bearing a literary provenance: that the best work expresses the interiority of talented individuals; that the creative realm ... More


Introduction: Gatekeeping and World Literature

William Marling

in Gatekeepers: The Emergence of World Literature and the 1960s

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190274146
eISBN:
9780190274177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190274146.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The romantic idea of the writer as an isolated genius has died, but there are few studies documenting the sociology of publishing, particularly the role of “gatekeeping.” How do friends, agents, ... More


Banlieue Writers: the Struggle for Literary Recognition Through Collective Mobilization

Kaoutar Harchi, Jenny Money, Kathryn Kleppinger, and Laura Reeck

in Post-Migratory Cultures in Postcolonial France

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941138
eISBN:
9781789629255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941138.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter focuses on processes of social categorization used in the French literary field to define authors born in France to postcolonial immigrant parents. In 2007, the collective 'Qui fait la ... More


Afterword: All Ordinary Life

Gage McWeeny

in The Comfort of Strangers: Social Life and Literary Form

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199797202
eISBN:
9780190461188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199797202.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter brings the arguments of this book into conversation with recent work in the “new sociology of literature,” with particular attention to close and distant practices of reading, such as ... More


Branding the 'Beur' Author: Minority Writing and the Media in France

Kathryn A. Kleppinger

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781381960
eISBN:
9781786945204
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381960.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Branding the Beur Author analyzes mainstream media promotion of literature written by the descendants of North African immigrants to France (often called beurs). Launched in the early 1980s, ... More


Literature and the Creative Economy

Sarah Brouillette

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804789486
eISBN:
9780804792431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789486.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This is the first book to consider how contemporary literature has been involved in and shaped by the vocabularies and initiatives that characterize the creative economy. It considers how ... More


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