Why Literary Periods Mattered
Historical Contrast and the Prestige of English Studies
|Publication Date:||Jul 2013|
| Publisher:||Stanford University Press|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $35.00|
| Book Description: |
This book explains how period survey courses became central to literary study in the nineteenth century, why they remained central in the twentieth, and why, in the digital age, they may now be giving ground to alternate models of literary history.