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Structure of Literary Understanding

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ISBN-10: 0521316316

ISBN-13: 9780521316316

Edition: N/A

Authors: Stein H. Olsen

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Description:

This is a paperback edition of what has become an important contribution to aesthetics and the theory of literature. The author analyses in detail how the reader responds to literature and how he begins to evaluate it. Mr Olsen characterizes literature as an institution and thus forges links with contemporary philosophy which sees all human action as ordered and defined by social institutions.
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Book details

List price: $44.95
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 2/22/1985
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 248
Size: 5.51" wide x 8.50" long x 0.55" tall
Weight: 0.704
Language: English

Literature and Language
Literature and Emotion
Literature and Truth
The Structure of the Literary Response
The Validation of Interpretative Conclusions
Evaluation of Literary Works
The Evaluation of Literary Practice