Literature and the continuances of virtue by Warner Berthoff

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Didactic literature -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.,
  • Literature -- Philosophy.,
  • Ethics in literature.,
  • Virtue in literature.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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StatementWarner Berthoff.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN49 .B47 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 293 p. ;
Number of Pages293
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2721602M
ISBN 100691066884
LC Control Number86015103

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Virtue, as used here, connotes integrity--that living force that issues from persons, societies, or texts in consequence of their accomplishing their distinctive ends. Professor Berthoff outlines the descent of the intuition of virtue from classical times into our own era and examines it as a formative presence in a series of major literary works.

Virtue and the Tasks of Criticism 5 selves with literature and with a specifically literary history, the phenomenon at the center of inquiry must be the literary work itself, according to its performative character and kind.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xi, pages ; 23 cm: Contents: 1. Virtue and the tasks of criticism: Premises --Virtue as literary subject --Literature, discourse, and the adversarial model --The literary work and collective understanding Virtue: a short history: Classical and Christian virtue --Virtue fragmented --Virtue against itself --Displacements.

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