Russell Berman Quote

Historicism runs counter to the specific capacity of the literary work to escape the limits of historical time, to allow for the cross-generational flourishing of tradition, and open the present to a multidimensional temporality.


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

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Historicism runs counter to the specific capacity of the literary work to escape the limits of historical time, to allow for the cross-generational...

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Historicism runs counter to the specific capacity of the literary work to escape the limits of historical time, to allow for the cross-generational...

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Historicism runs counter to the specific capacity of the literary work to escape the limits of historical time, to allow for the cross-generational...

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Historicism runs counter to the specific capacity of the literary work to escape the limits of historical time, to allow for the cross-generational...