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A social construction as opposed to what? Nobody doesn't think of literature as socially constructed, the product of culture. The only debate is whether other aspects of human life are social or natural, culturally constructed or brute facts of nature. But literature?


There's no 'of course' about it. Between always and 1700-odd art was a divine touch; between Enlightening and Marxism it was the burning light of individual creation (the smithy of MY soul); and after Marx people argued about it to no useful point.

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