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Literature and Criticism – Immutable Canon or Ongoing Debate?

by Michael Schmitt

Literary criticism is seen by some today just as it was seen two hundred years ago, namely as a dodgy profession practised by journalistic hacks; for others, it offers an indispensable entry point to the bountiful riches of the literary imagination; others again require it to serve as a kind of intermediary enabling them amidst the seasonal torrent of new books to differentiate the good from the bad and the new from the all-too-familiar.