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Excellent. A critical view of contemporary theories of literaturePublished 13 days ago by Karhausen Lucien
I loved it! Especially the chapters about gender and race. Brilliant yet simple.Published 13 months ago by brian willis
The five-star reviewers are correct in their estimation of Ellis's book. I read it fifteen years ago and thought it brilliant. Read morePublished on June 4, 2013 by moose/squirrel
I bought this book on the strenght of Ellis's repution as an astute analyst, as well as for the positive reviews posted by other Amazon clients. Read morePublished on July 17, 2011 by Louis
I can't believe I'm just now finding and reading this book about the corruption of our education in the Humanities by a social agenda that wants all Western literature judged ONLY... Read morePublished on December 22, 2010 by BH
For those students who wish to study the Great Works of Literature, in most colleges they are probably clueless that the works they are studying now may be literature but not great... Read morePublished on July 2, 2007 by Martin Asiner
Literature Lost has to be the most powerful indictment of political correctness that I have ever read. Read morePublished on May 22, 2006 by Bernard Chapin
Continuing the work begun by Roger Kimball's "Tenured Radicals," Ellis's book explains how deconstruction and polticically-motivated theorists have ruined the study of... Read morePublished on March 31, 2004 by smoothsoul
This is an excellent book, but ultimately a very sad one. The shortcomings of contemporary 'literary' fads and fashions are identified and effectively countered, but that is... Read morePublished on July 7, 2003