Russell Berman Quote

The reified focus on the moment of literary production, in a distanced context—the typical topic of periodization—suppresses the experience of reception, the actualization of the past in the reader's present.


p. 20. - Fiction Sets You Free: Literature, Liberty and Western Culture (2007)

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The reified focus on the moment of literary production, in a distanced context—the typical topic of periodization—suppresses the experience of...

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The reified focus on the moment of literary production, in a distanced context—the typical topic of periodization—suppresses the experience of...

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The reified focus on the moment of literary production, in a distanced context—the typical topic of periodization—suppresses the experience of...

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The reified focus on the moment of literary production, in a distanced context—the typical topic of periodization—suppresses the experience of...