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Saldivar, Sanders, T. Smith, V. Smith, Sobel, Soderholm, Sollors, Spillers, Spivak, Stepto, Stuckey, Sundquist, Tate, Taussig, Thompson, Washington, West, Yamamoto, Yarborough, and Yellin. 10. For Stuckey's essay on Melville, see his Going through the Storm. 11. In addition to the established European approaches to aesthetics, recent strategies and discussions may be found in Arac, Baker, Block, Bourdieu, Brown, Clark, Cohen, Cruz, Dent, Felski, Fisher, Foster, Fusco, Gottschild, Guillory, Harris, G.
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