Category Archives: Kolodny, Annette

Rethinking American Literature

A discussion of the study and teaching of American Literature in the 1980s, with particular attention to issues of race, class, and gender. 464 – Rethinking American Literature

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Literary Inquiry Today, Part 1 of 2

Annette Kolodny offers some answers to questions about literature and criticism.¬†Does literature matter in everyday life? Beyond issues in formal education, how do literary creation and criticism relate to concerns and questions in politics and popular culture? By way of … Continue reading

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Feminism and Literature

Annette Kolodny comments on the status of women in American social, academic, and economic life in the 1960s through the prism of her book The Lay of the Land: Metaphor as Experience and History in American Life and Letters. Kolodny … Continue reading

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