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BeschreibungPoses a simple question: What makes a cultural phenomenon truly great? Exploring a variety of "king-sized cultural monuments," this title argues that one qualification for greatness is that a phenomenon be embraced by both the elite and the general public, and that it must be embraced repeatedly over time.
PortraitDavid Kirby is Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor of English at Florida State University. He is the author of many books of poetry and criticism, including "The Ha-Ha," "My Twentieth Century," and "What Is a Book?" (Georgia). His poems, reviews, and essays have appeared in the "New York Times Book Review," "Southern Review," "Paris Review," and other publications.
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV OF GEORGIA PR
Erscheinungsdatum: März 2007
Seitenanzahl: 280 Seiten