These studies complement Neavill's discussion of canonicity
in chapter 3, tracing complex patterns of transnational production and dissemination during periods of significant social and political transformation by publishers and authors with an eye on the market and for readers with an eye on their purse.
In "What to Do about Constructing the Literary Canon: Canonicity
and Canonical Criteria" Delia Ungureanu underlines the usefulness of the canon based on a well-structured sketch of the main theoretical and critical trends in the 1990s and 2000s in response to Bloom's antimulticulturalist and aesthetics oriented view of the literary work.
The ultimate question is how to conceive Murakami in the light of his own three criteria of canonicity
Key Words: exegesis, Old Testament, translation, hermeneutics, eschaton, testimony, contemporary, canonicity
, theology, types, loan Chirila
Such an acknowledgment by no means questions the canonicity
(or even the divine inspiration) of the book of Esther, for this book contains a unique lesson for us, one given by God himself: The book of Esther drives us to a proper canonical reading of Scripture, which is nothing but the self-interpretative reading of Scripture, as described by Martin Luther in his Answer to the Hyperchristian, Hyperspiritual, and Hyperlearned Book of Goat Emser (1521): "When they [the Church fathers] interpret a passage in Scripture they do not do so with their own sense or words (for whenever they do that, as often happens, they generally err).
In fact, the exemplarity or canonicity
of these representations are not specific to Port-Royal, but underlie strategies of reading and reception that deserve to be studied within the purview of Carthusian devotional practices.
If any further proof were needed of Bram Stoker's established canonicity
, we have it here in Lisa Hopkins's new book, published by Palgrave as part of their Literary Lives series, which also includes studies of such figures as Ben Jonson, John Dryden, Jane Austen, Elizabeth Gaskell and Henry James.
Focusing on the white sites of material production and his own bibliographical readings, Young develops five provocative and illuminating chapters in Black Writers, White Publishers: on a missing paragraph in Nella Larsen's Passing; on a missing black copyright page in a paperback reprint of Ishmael Reed's Mumbo Jumbo; on the shift from white to black publishers and audience in Gwendolyn Brooks's collected poems and Children Coming Home; on the impact of "postmodernism's merger between canonicity
and commercialism" (120) in Toni Morrison's novels selected for the predominantly white female mass audience of Oprah's Book Club; and on the rhetorical strategies of a white editor and literary executor in the reconstruction and representation of Ralph Ellison's Juneteenth.
The one blind spot for which this otherwise excellent volume might be faulted is that in its disapproval of political appropriations of Schiller it does not recognize its own focus on the author's 'achievement as a dramatist and poet', its own unrelenting canonicity
and sense of cultural authority, as profoundly political.
Therefore, other parameters for canonicity
, chronological, topical, etc.
More of a commentary on canonicity
than anything, Nurse writes proudly that "[w]omen writers are strongly represented in this anthology," and with just over half of the featured writers drawing from XX chromosomes, the collection treads refreshingly closer to equality than most.
Worse, in the academic arena the work of such authors (whose canonicity
is often largely determined by publishers) is often used as a means of confronting ethnic issues purely symbolically in the classroom, precluding any real action beyond it.
And there is a deliberate and sustained comparison of the poetic production of Gloria Fuertes with that of Nicanor Parra, the Chilean poet known for his rejection of canonicity
in both content and style.
Further essays cover a multitude of disciplines and issues: teaching the Gothic with visual arts, feminist psychoanalysis, canonicity
, the homosocial, race, gender, and imperialism, African American fiction and filmography, to name but a few.
Gluzman's method is simple and elegant: to explore the canonical by analyzing what canonicity