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Willa Cather and the Politics of Criticism

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Expanding on her absorbing and controversial 1995 New Yorker article, Joan Acocella examines the politics of Willa Cather criticism: how Cather's work has been seized upon and often distorted by critics on both the left and the right. Acocella argues that the central element of Cather's works was not a political agenda but rather a tragic vision of life. This beautifully written book makes a significant contribution to Cather studies and, at the same time, points out the follies of political criticism in the study of all literature.

Willa Cather and the Politics of Criticism by Joan Acocella. Published by University of Nebraska Press 2000. 127pp. Hardback in dust jacket. Dust jacket condition: Fair - externally clean but for some bumps and creases to top and bottom across covers, fold to front inner flap. Book condition: Good - covers largely clean, former owner's bookplate to front endpaper.

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Author(s):
Joan Acocella
Condition:
Fair
Dimensions:
150x333x20
EAN-13:
9780803210462
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
9780803210462
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
127
Publisher:
Nebraska

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Expanding on her absorbing and controversial 1995 New Yorker article, Joan Acocella examines the politics of Willa Cather criticism: how Cather's work has been seized upon and often distorted by critics on both the left and the right. Acocella argues that the central element of Cather's works was not a political agenda but rather a tragic vision of life. This beautifully written book makes a significant contribution to Cather studies and, at the same time, points out the follies of political criticism in the study of all literature.

Willa Cather and the Politics of Criticism by Joan Acocella. Published by University of Nebraska Press 2000. 127pp. Hardback in dust jacket. Dust jacket condition: Fair - externally clean but for some bumps and creases to top and bottom across covers, fold to front inner flap. Book condition: Good - covers largely clean, former owner's bookplate to front endpaper.

Author(s):
Joan Acocella
Condition:
Fair
Dimensions:
150x333x20
EAN-13:
9780803210462
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
9780803210462
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
127
Publisher:
Nebraska

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