research product . Other ORP type . 2018

The Present Moment of the Past: History in and out of Literature

Brlek, Tomislav;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2018
  • Country: Croatia
Abstract
Starting from Timothy Bahti’s claim that “literary studies in the university are still the heir to the historicism after Hegel,” readily verified by sundry historically organised takes on literary criticism and theory steadily advancing towards the present moment of comprehension, even as the true sources of the thought of the authors under scru-tiny as well as of the actual origins of critical problems are unfailingly revealed to stem from the “real world,” the paper aims to present T.S. Eliot’s very different thinking about literature, criticism and history as a salubrious contravention of the worldwide dominance of approaches to reading works of literature pr...
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free text keywords: HUMANISTIČKE ZNANOSTI. Interdisciplinarne humanističke znanosti., HUMANISTIC SCIENCES. Interdisciplinary Humanistic Studies., history, literature, modernity, hermeneutics, theory, T.S. Eliot, “institutional Americanism”
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