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Such an acknowledgment by no means questions the canonicity (or even the divine inspiration) of the book of Esther, for this book contains a unique lesson for us, one given by God himself: The book of Esther drives us to a proper canonical reading of Scripture, which is nothing but the self-interpretative reading of Scripture, as described by Martin Luther in his Answer to the Hyperchristian, Hyperspiritual, and Hyperlearned Book of Goat Emser (1521): "When they [the Church fathers] interpret a passage in Scripture they do not do so with their own sense or words (for whenever they do that, as often happens, they generally err).
What enabled such ambivalence was the belief that while literary studies can add decisively to the understanding of history, left-wing politics can liberate criticism from traditional standards of canonicity and convention.
Given these problematics, African American authorship necessitates a balance between the oral and the written, for this balance stands in large part as the allegorical emblem of the questions of identity construction that questions of authorship and canonicity entail.
imperialist) canon of great books has faded away in favour of a sort of textual multiculturalism (or perhaps multi-perspective-ism), a new form of canonicity reappears in the very same theory camps that most vehemently eschew canons in general.
More of a commentary on canonicity than anything, Nurse writes proudly that "[w]omen writers are strongly represented in this anthology," and with just over half of the featured writers drawing from XX chromosomes, the collection treads refreshingly closer to equality than most.
Worse, in the academic arena the work of such authors (whose canonicity is often largely determined by publishers) is often used as a means of confronting ethnic issues purely symbolically in the classroom, precluding any real action beyond it.
Despite being one of the critics most frequently cited in support of the various points made in Az artatlan orszag--it is Connor's healthy disregard for all forms of canonicity in particular that makes Benyei welcome a kindred spirit in the Englishman--not even the author's favourite is exempt from censure when it comes to matters of principle or issues of preference.
After undergraduates in the former have been introduced to the methodological applications of New Criticism, psychoanalytic theory, Marxism, deconstruction, feminism, New Historicism, and cultural studies, followed by a minimum of eight advanced courses, they often struggle in the seminar to articulate a case for the canonicity of a text of their choice.
For anyone engaging seriously in the kinds of early modern cultural studies where questions of canonicity, demotic literacy, literary fashions and their genealogies matter greatly, Reading Popular Romance sets the bar of achievement very high.
Key themes of the conference included colonialism and post-colonialism in children's literature in Africa, the relationship between oral and written literature, writing in indigenous languages, African folkloric tales and their relation to the contemporary child, canonicity and the cultural relevance of children's literature, the transnational portability of African stories and African children as storytellers.
It is the kind of book that great men of letters once wrote, in days when 'letters' meant the pillars of the western tradition, unshaken as yet by questions of canonicity or the street wars of literary theory.
The organizing principle for the grouping of this disparate mixture Of Christian and secular texts with Beowulf was not a sense of canonicity or the collating of monuments with an aesthetic autonomy from cultural conditions or social production.