HomeDLSU Dialogue: An Interdisciplinary Journal for Cultural Studiesvol. 7 no. 14 (1971)

Practical Aesthetics for Teaching Relevant Literature in College: A Discussion of Basic Concepts

Albert B. Casuga

Discipline: Education, Literature, Cultural Studies



If the study of the fine art of imaginative literature as a humanistic discipline has all but been dumped into the dung heap of irrelevance, futility, inutility, bourgeoise reactionary activity, escapism, and any other diatribe venomous or contemptuous enough to frighten any well-meaning instructor of literature with; it may well have been caused by the teacher himself. Look closely at the problem; it's not the student activist's undoing this time. The teacher is the cul(t)prit!