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The Singularity of Literature
Winner of the ESSE (European Society for the Study of English) Book Award for Literature 2006 Literature and the literary have proved singularly resistant to definition. Derek Attridge argues thatExpand
Acts of Literature
Any books that you read, no matter how you got the sentences that have been read from the books, surely they will give you goodness. But, we will show you one of recommendation of the book that youExpand
J. M. Coetzee and the Ethics of Reading: Literature in the Event
Nobel Prize-winning novelist J. M. Coetzee is one of the most widely taught contemporary writers, but also one of the most elusive. Many critics who have addressed his work have devoted themselves toExpand
The rhythms of English poetry
PART ONE: Approaches 1 Traditional Approaches 2 Linguistic Approaches PART TWO: Rhythm 3 The Rhythms of English Speech 4 The Four-Beat Rhythm 5 The Five-Beat Rhythm PART THREE: Metre 6 What is aExpand
Poetic Rhythm: An Introduction
Preface Acknowledgments On using this book 1. The rhythms of poetry: a first approach 2. The rhythms of spoken English 3. Dancing language 4. Stress verse and strong-stress verse: counting the beatsExpand
Oppressive Silence: J. M. Coetzee’s Foe and the Politics of Canonisation
How does it come about that a fictional work, or an oeuvre, is heard within a literary and cultural tradition? What does it mean for a novel to claim canonic status, or for critics to make such aExpand
Innovation, Literature, Ethics: Relating to the Other
Innovation in cultural practice is both an act and an event where by the other is brought into and comes into being. I call the private aspect of this process creation and the public aspect, by whichExpand
Well-Weighed Syllables: Elizabethan Verse in Classical Metres
Part I. The Elizabethan understanding of Latin metre: 1. Problems of Latin prosody 2. The Elizabethan pronunciation of Latin 3. The Elizabethan reading of Latin verse 4. Latin prosody in theExpand
Ethical Modernism: Servants and Others in J. M. Coetzee's Early Fiction
The distinctive ethical force of literature inheres not in the fictional world portrayed but in the handling of language whereby that fictional world is brought into being. Literary works that resistExpand