The Death of Literature - Kernan, Alvin B

A distinguished writer and scholar explores literature's "crisis of confidence". Writing in anecdotal and witty style, Kernan relates the death of literature to a variety of agents and ponders whether literature's vitality can be restored in the changing circumstances of late 20th-century culture.

The Death of Literature 1992, Yale University Press

ISBN-13: 9780300052381

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The Death of Literature 1990, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300047837