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Composing Cultures - a book by Aronoff, Eric

Composing Cultures

Modernism, American Literary Studies, and the Problem of Culture

Composing Cultures( )
Author: Aronoff, Eric
Contribution by: Newman, Robert D.
Series title:Cultural Frames, Framing Culture Ser.
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:University of Virginia Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $65.00
Book Description:

The term "culture" has become ubiquitous in both academic and popular conversations, but its usefulness is a point of dispute. Taking the current shift from cultural studies to aesthetics as the latest form of this discussion, Eric Aronoff contends that in American modernism, the concepts of culture and of aesthetics have always been inseparable. The modernist concept of culture, he argues, arose out of an interdisciplinary dialogue about value, meaning, and form among social...
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Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / Semiotics & Theory
Literary Criticism / General
Literary Criticism / American / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches

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