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Minority Discourse and the Pitfalls of Canon Formation

West, Cornel

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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Yale Journal of Criticism

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Union Theological Seminary
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March 1, 2013
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