Minority Discourse and the Pitfalls of Canon Formation
- Minority Discourse and the Pitfalls of Canon Formation
- West, Cornel
- Union Theological Seminary
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- Yale Journal of Criticism
- What does it mean to engage in canon formation at this historical moment? In what ways does the prevailing crisis in the humanities impede or enable new canon formations? And what role do the class and professional interests of the canonizers play in either the enlarging of a canon or the making of multiple, conflicting canons?
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- Cornel West, 1987, Minority Discourse and the Pitfalls of Canon Formation, Columbia University Academic Commons, https://doi.org/10.7916/D8XD1BGB.