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A wider readership, however, might find as much interest in what the limits of Pynchon studies, and the associated claim for the enduring relevance of mid-1980s theory, tell us about postmodernism's relation to contemporary canonicity.
The Cornmarket, Fenwick Street A veritable Tardis, only without the Doctor Matt Smith doing his quirky thing and sci-fi fans arguing earnestly about canonicity.
Although one would never guess it from the heavily millennial focus of contemporary Protestantism, most of the early Reformers disavowed the book, and even when its canonicity had been generally accepted, most Protestant leaders still rejected its millennial theory.
Around these revolve the many satellite topics of the economics of publishing (its management and production), marketing (regional, national, diasporic, and international), specialized readerships (children's, high-quality, mass-market, religious, travel, and literary), education, literacy levels, public libraries and private book collecting, censorship, canonicity, and competing media.
market forces, canonicity, copyright, literary education, popular media, high art, and marketing in its many aspects).
To understand such changes which have shaped the meaning of "a great book," Fishelov revisits the two main traditions which have accounted for canon formation: the beauty party or aesthetic canonicity understood as against the power party or factual-institutional canonicity.
He retains the notions of canonicity prescribed during that era, although his second and third criteria introduce considerations of his own.
if one takes canonicity as a measure of historically enduring reproducibility, one could argue that the canon is quite literally a mnemonic system" (53).
And because of a thoroughgoing critique of canonicity (most thoroughly explored in Chapter Three), Auerbach.
By reflecting on the contrasting views of Dante's canonicity, she diplomatically emphasizes the importance of settling between the strangeness of authors inscribed in the canon and the prominence of the Commedia's ethical dimension and application to life, thus pursuing our personal enrichment through a deep understanding of Dante's humanity.
In both cases, participants in the discourse believed that canonicity involved theological judgments critical for maintaining the truthfulness of their particular religious positions.
In the final chapter, Franta's treatment of Charlotte Smith, Felicia Hemans, and Alfred Tennyson begins to address issues of gender and canonicity implicit throughout the book.