Literary criticism in America.


Freeport, N.Y., Books for Libraries Press [1970, 1957] .
ISBN , 0836916328

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Subjects American literature -- History and criticism.
Criticism -- United States.
Description xviii, 333 p. 23 cm.
Notes Reprint of the 1957 ed.
Contents Introduction: the American accent in criticism, by A. D. Van Nostrand.--Essay on American language and literature, by W. Channing.--From Randolph. Preface to The down-easters. By J. Neal.--On originality and imitation, by W. C. Bryant.--Review of new books. Tale writing: Mr. Hawthorne. By E. A. Poe.--The poet, by R. W. Emerson.--Coleridge as a philosophical critic, by E. P. Whipple.--Preface to The house of the seven gables, by N. Hawthorne.--The function of the poet, by J. R. Lowell.--Preface to Leaves of grass, by W. Whitman.--The art of fiction, by H. James.--From Criticism and fiction. The what and the how in art. By W. D. Howells.--The elements and function of poetry, by G. Santayana.--An apology for technic, by B. Matthews.--Tradition and the individual talent, by T. S. Eliot.--The critical process, by H. L. Mencken.--The critic and American life, by I. Babbitt.--Poets without laurels, by J. C. Ransom.--The figure a poem makes, by R. Frost.--Philoctetes: the wound and the bow, by E. Wilson.--Language as gesture, by R. P. Blackmur.--Bibliography (p. xvii-xviii)
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