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Sociology of literature and drama; selected readings. Edited by Elizabeth and Tom Burns.

; Burns, Tom, 1913- compiler
[Harmondsworth, Eng.], [Baltimore], [Penguin Books], [1973] .
ISBN 0140806830, 9780140806830

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Other Authors Burns, Tom, 1913-
Subjects Aufsatzsammlung.
Literature and society.
Literatursoziologie.
Literatuursociologie.
Littérature et société
Littérature et société.
Toneel.
Series Penguin Education.
Penguin modern sociology readings.
Description 506 pages 18 cm.
Copyright Date [1973]
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Also issued online.
Contents Introduction -- Part One: The sociological perspective -- The novel as literary form and as social institution / Michel Zeraffa (1972) -- Literature as an institution / Harry Levin (1945-6) -- The sociology of the theatre / Georges Gurvitch (1955) -- The theatre in society: society in the theatre / Jean Duvignaud (1965) -- From "The Divine Comedy" to the sociology of the novel / René Girard (1961) -- "Genetic structuralism" in the sociology of literature / Lucien Goldmann (1967) -- Part Two: The critical perspective -- Literature as equipment for living / Kenneth Burke (1941) -- The social context of literary criticism / Northrop Frye (1970) -- Marxism and the literary critic / George Steiner (1958) -- The evolution of literature / J. Tynianov (1927) -- Literature as rhetoric / Roland Barthes (1964) -- Part Three: The fictive and social world -- The story of Asdiwal / Claude Lévi-Strauss (1967) -- From cyclical structure in myth to serial romance in modern fiction / Claude Lévi-Strauss (1968) -- Literary fiction and reality / Frank Kermode (1967) -- "Robinson Crusoe" as myth / Ian Watt (1951) -- "Don Quixote" and the problem of reality / Alfred Schutz (1964) -- The other self: thoughts about character in the novel / Martin Price (1968) -- Approximation to life n the novel and the play / Georg Lukács (1969) -- The theatre as moral emblem / Frances Yates (1969) -- On the theory of theatrical performance / Georg Simmel (c1898) -- The moral universe of the playwright / Lucien Goldmann (1955) -- Part Four: Social processes and individual strategies -- From ritual to art / Jane Harrison (1913) -- Dickens and social ideas / Raymond Williams (1970) -- Conventions of performance / Elizabeth Burns (1972) -- "Creative treason" as a key to literature / Robert Escarpit (1961) -- Binocular vision in the theatre: the alienation effect / Bertolt Brecht (1963) -- The concept of the avant-garde / Renato Poggioli (1968) -- The sociology of the avant-garde / Educardo Sanguineti (1967) -- Part Five: Readers and audiences -- The reading public and the rise of the novel / Ian Watt (1957) -- The emergence of a literary public in western Europe / Erich Auerbach (1958) -- Cultural education as a middle-class enclave / Edmond Goblot (1925) -- The audience -- some face-sheet data / William J. Baumol and William G. Bowen (1966) -- Practice at liking: a study in experimental aesthetics / D.W. Harding (1968).
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