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During, Simon, 1950-
Against democracy : literary experience in the era of emancipations / Simon During
New York : Fordham University Press, 2012
book jacket
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 4th Floor  PN441 .D797 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Literature -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc
Democracy in literature
Conservatism in literature
Politics and literature
Physical Description ix, 181 p. ; 24 cm
Summary "This book argues that political democracy has not fulfilled its promise and that we should therefore re-examine literature's long conservative hostility to it. It offers new accounts of the ethos of refusing political democracy, as well as innovative readings of writers including Tocqueville, Disraeli, George Eliot, E.M. Forster and Saul Bellow"-- Provided by publisher
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 159-172) and index
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