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The mirror and the lamp: romantic theory and the critical tradition.


New York, Oxford University Press, 1953.
ISBN 0195004655, 9780195004656

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Subjects Dichtkunst.
Engels.
Literatuurkritiek.
Romanticism.
Romantiek.
Romantisme.
Series Norton library.
Description xii, 406 pages 25 cm.
Copyright Date 1953.
Notes Bibliographical references included in "Notes" (pages 337-392).
Summary Traces the evolution of the Romantic approach to literary criticism and compares it to the other methods which prevailed in the early nineteenth century.
Contents Introduction: Orientation of critical theories -- Imitation and the mirror -- Romantic analogues of art and mind -- The development of the expressive theory of poetry and art -- Varieties of romantic theory: Wordsworth and Coleridge -- Varieties of romantic theory: Shelley, Hazlitt, Keble, and others -- The psychology of literary invention: Mechanical and organic theories -- The psychology of literary invention: Unconscious genius and organic growth -- Literature as a revelation of personality -- The criterion of truth to nature: Romance, myth, and metaphor -- Science and poetry in romantic criticism.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)328390
(OCoLC)ocm00328390
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WorldCat Identities Abrams, M. H. 1912-2015.
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