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E(ric) D(onald) Hirsch, Jr. Biography

This Biography consists of approximately 23 pages of information about the life of E(ric) D(onald) Hirsch, Jr..
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Dictionary of Literary Biography on E(ric) D(onald) Hirsch, Jr.

More than a quarter century of publications testify to a diversity of concerns on the part of E. D. Hirsch, Jr. These manifold concerns include theory of interpretation, nature and development of hermeneutics, Romantic historical scholarship, theory of Romanticism, genre theory, cognitive and evaluative nature of the humanities, theory of meaning, philosophy of science, theory of types, theory of composition, disciplinary rationale of English studies, literacy and cultural knowledge. Yet to itemize diversity may not help to elucidate and clarify the distinctive shape of Hirsch's work and its significant impact on recent American literary criticism and theory. Perhaps the course and the consequences of his critical and theoretical work may best be encapsulated by recognizing an enduring concern for types and for the typicality of expressive and interpretive behavior. Hirsch's scholarly work can be seen as an ongoing series of studies-in diverse areas of...

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