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Persistent Forms: Explorations in Historical Poetics

Ilya Kliger and Boris Maslov


This volume draws together an array of distinguished scholars of ancient and modern literatures to consider the ways in which historicism in literary studies can and should be construed and pursued today. In particular, the contributors to the volume seek to challenge and complement the historicism that stresses proximate socio-political contexts as well as the more recent and salutary concern with understanding literary production and reception on a global scale with the perspective of the longue durée of literary forms and institutions. Thus, the approach advanced in these essays would compl ... More

Keywords: Mikhail Bakhtin, historical poetics, historicism, literature, longue durée, Russian Formalism, Alexander Veselovsky

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Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780823264858
Published to University Press Scholarship Online: May 2016 DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823264858.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ilya Kliger, editor
New York University

Boris Maslov, editor

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