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Literary criticism--idea and act : the English Institute, 1939-1972 :selected essays / edited with an introduction by W.K. Wimsatt.

; Wimsatt, William K. (William Kurtz), 1907-1975, compiler
Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, [1974] .
ISBN 0520025857, 9780520025851

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Other Authors Wimsatt, William K. 1907-1975,
Subjects Criticism.
Critique.
English literature -- History and criticism.
English literature.
Littérature anglaise.
Description viii, 650 pages ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1974]
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents part 1. Act: the nature of literature and of literary study, 1939-1971: The search for English literary documents, 1939 / James M. Osborn -- Mimesis and allegory, 1940 / W.H. Auden -- The parallelism between literature and the arts, 1941 / René Wellek -- The modern myth of the modern myth, 1947 / Donald A. Stauffer -- Imagination as value, 1948 / Wallace Stevens -- The defense of the illusion and the creation of myth: device and symbol in the plays of Shakespeare, 1948 / Leslie A. Fiedler -- Memesis and katharsis: an archetypal consideration, 1951 / Philip Wheelwright -- Ramus: rhetoric and the pre-Newtonian mind, 1952 / Walter J. Ong -- Belief and the suspension of disbelief, 1957 / M.H. Abrams -- Patristic exegesis in the criticism of medieval literature: the opposition, 1958 / E. Talbot Donaldson -- The fate of pleasure: Wordsworth to Dostoevski, 1962 / Lionel Trilling -- Ghostlier demarcations [Frye's archetypes], 1965 / Geoffrey H. Hartman -- Sign, sense, and Roland Barthes, 1971 / Hugh M. Davidson -- Whorf, Chomsky, and the student of literature, 1971 / George Steiner -- part 2. Act: English literature, 1600-1950 (works, authors, periods, types): Musica Mundana and Twelfth night (1956) / John Hollander -- On the value of Hamlet (institute papers, 1969) / Stephen Booth -- Shakespeare's texts and modern productions (1968) / Daniel Seltzer -- The example of Cervantes: the novel as parody (1955) / Harry Levin -- Unifying symbols in the comedy of Ben Jonson (1954) / Ray L. Heffner, Jr. -- The re-invented poem: George Herbert's alternatives (1969) / Helen Vendler -- A mask presented at Ludlow Castle: the masque as a masque (1964) / C.L. Barber -- The rising poet, 1645 [Milton] (1964) / Louis L. Martz -- Literary criticism: Marvell's "Horatian ode" (1946) / Cleanth Brooks -- Restoration comedy and later (1954) / Marvin Mudrick -- Imitation as freedom: 1717-1798 (1968) / W.K. Wimsatt -- The satiric Blake: apprenticeship at the Haymarket? (1968) / Martha W. England -- Coleridge: the anxiety of influence (1971) / Harold Bloom -- The irrelevant detail and the emergence of form [in the novel] (1970) / Martin Price -- Dickens and the comedy of humors (1967) / Northrop Frye -- Two faces of Edward (1959) / Richard Ellmann -- Poetic drama and the well-made play (1949) / Arthur Mizener -- Poetry in the theatre and the poetry of the theatre: Cocteau's Infernal machine (1949) / Francis Fergusson -- Sartre and the drama of ensnarement (1963) / Victor Brombert -- The upper apocalypse (1972) / Hugh Kenner.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Geographic Area Great Britain
Network Numbers (OCoLC)1120856
(OCoLC)ocm01120856
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