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Rethinking Literary History: A Dialogue on Theory
A collection of six essays by major scholars, this book reconsiders various aspects of literary history, focusing on key questions in contemporary literary theory such as the idea of nations and nationalism, racial memory, and colonialism and postcolonialism. The authors provide synoptic and wide-ranging discussions of each particular issue and reflect on, argue with, and ...more
Hardcover, 232 pages
Published March 28th 2002 by Oxford University Press, USA
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This was readable, and provided a good orientation to current questions in the field of literary history. I appreciated having different points of view provided by the various chapter authors, and, to be honest, it was a nice break from full-length book treatments of the topic by single authors.