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Reading the Eve of St.Agnes: The Multiples of Complex Literary Transaction

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Using the 180-year history of Keats'sEve of St. Agnes as a basis for theorizing about the reading process, Stillinger's book explores the nature and whereabouts of "meaning" in complex works. A proponent of authorial intent, Stillinger argues a theoretical compromise between author and reader, applying a theory of interpretive democracy that includes the endlessly multifarious reader's response as well as Keats's guessed-at intent. Stillinger also considers the process of constructing meaning, and posits an answer to why Keats's work is considered canonical, and why it is still being read and admired.

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Using the 180-year history of John Keats's "The Eve of St. Agnes" as a basis for theorizing about the reading process, this book explores the nature and whereabouts of "meaning" in complex works.

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ISBN:
9780195130225
Author:
Stillinger, Jack
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Author:
null, Jack
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
Authors and readers
Subject:
Literature/English | British Literature | 19th C
Subject:
Canon (literature)
Subject:
Literature -- History and criticism.
Subject:
Anthologies-United Kingdom Poetry
Series Volume:
Volume VI: Minor Wor
Publication Date:
19991031
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
early 19th c. plates
Pages:
200
Dimensions:
9.2 x 6.2 x 0.9 in 0.95 lb

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