Why Literature Professors Turned Against Authors — Or Did They?

Published: 14/01/2019
Why Literature Professors Turned Against Authors — Or Did They?
Source: LAREVIEWOFBOOKS.ORG

SINCE THE 1940s among professors of literature, attributing significance to authors’ intentions has been taboo and déclassé. The phrase literary work, which implies a worker, has been replaced in scholarly practice — and in the classroom — by the clean, crisp syllable text, referring to nothing more than simple words on the page. Since these […] The post Why Literature Professors Turned Agai

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