Sociology and Literature

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The paper discusses the general relation between sociology and literature and argues that the former has not only a lot in common with the latter, but also things to include and elaborate on. The paper uses as examples a number of sociologists and novelists and compares their ways of interpreting modern society and modern man.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages15
Publication statusUnpublished - 2004
EventTransgressing the boundaries between literature and sociology - Copenhagen, Denmark
Duration: 2004 Dec 1 → …


ConferenceTransgressing the boundaries between literature and sociology
Period2004/12/01 → …

Subject classification (UKÄ)

  • Sociology (excluding Social Work, Social Psychology and Social Anthropology)

Free keywords

  • Sociology
  • literature
  • the novel
  • modernity


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