Is Shakespeare any Good?: And Other Questions on How to Evaluate Literature

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    Is Shakespeare any Good? reveals why certain literary works and authors are treated as superior to others, and questions the literary establishment s criteria for creating an imperium of great writers. * Enables readers to articulate and formulate their own arguments about the quality of literature including works that convention forbids us to dislike * Dismantles the claims of academic criticism particularly Theory to tell us anything useful about why we like or appreciate literature * Challenges and shatters many longstanding beliefs about literature and its evaluation * Poses serious questions about the value of literature, and studying literature, and presents these in a lively and entertainingly provocative manner

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    Number of Pages: 344
    Format(s): Paperback - ISBN: 9781118219973
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    Listed in: Literary studies: general
    Publishers: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd), John Wiley & Sons Inc

    Books by Richard Bradford

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