Perspectives in contemporary criticism; a collection of recent essays by American, English, and European literary critics.

New York, Harper and Row [1968] .

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Subjects Criticism -- History -- 20th century.
Literature -- History and criticism.
Description xvii, 395 pages 24 cm
Copyright Date [1968]
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Also issued online.
Contents 1. The historical critic: Odysseus' scar / Erich Auerbach -- From The death of tragedy / George Steiner -- The English novel and the three kinds of time / John Henry Raleigh -- Religion, poetry, and the "dilemma" of the modern writer / David Daiches -- Symbolism and fiction / Harry Levin -- 2. The formalist critic: Problems of poetry / Paul Valery -- Literary criticism: poet, poem, reader / Cleanth Brooks -- Telling and showing / Wayne C. Booth -- Composition and fate in the short novel / Howard Nemerov -- The audible reading of poetry / Yvor Winters -- What to say about a poem / W.K. Wimsatt, Jr. -- 3. The sociocultural critic: The fate of pleasure / Lionel Trilling -- The visionary individualists / Stephen Spender -- The ideology of modernism / Georg Lukacs -- The fiction of anti-utopia / Irving Howe -- The political theatre reconsidered / Eric Bentley -- 4. The psychological critic: Psychological depths and "Dover Beach" / Norman N. Holland -- Catharsis: second view / Kenneth Burke -- The creative experience in poetry / Herbert Read -- Moliè€re / Georges Poulet -- The novel and America / Leslie A. Fiedler -- 5. The Mythopoeic critic: The myth and ritual approach to Shakespearean tragedy / Herbert Weisinger -- "Myth" and the literary scruple / Francis Fergusson -- The drunken boat: the revolutionary element in romanticism / Northrop Frye -- Homo Faber and poetry / Paul Ginestier -- The quest hero / W.H. Auden.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)326871
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WorldCat Identities Grebstein, Sheldon Norman,
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