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Poetic presence and illusion : essays in critical history and theory / Murray Krieger.

Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, [1979] .
ISBN 0801821991

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Subjects Criticism.
Literature -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
Literature -- Theory, etc.
Description xviii, 326 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1979]
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Also issued online.
Contents 1. Critical history: Poetic presence and illusion I: Renaissance theory and the duplicity of metaphor -- Jacopo Mazzoni, repository of diverse critical traditions or source of a new one? -- Shakespeare and the critic's idolatry of the word -- Fiction, nature, and literary kinds in Johnson's criticism of Shakespeare -- "Trying experiments upon our sensibility": the art of dogma and doubt in eighteenth-century literature -- The critical legacy of Matthew Arnold; or, The strange brotherhood of T.S. Eliot, I.A. Richards, and Northrop Frye -- Reconsideration -the new critics -- The theoretical contributions of Eliseo Vivas -- The tragic vision twenty years after -- 2. Critical theory: Poetic presence and illusion II: formalist theory and the duplicity of metaphor -- Literature vs. Ecriture: constructions and deconstruction in recent critical theory -- Literature as illusion, as metaphor, as vision -- Theories about theories about Theory of criticism -- A scorecard for the critics -- Literature, criticism, and decision theory -- Mediation, language, and vision in the reading of literature -- Literary analysis and evaluation -and the ambidextrous critic.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4883501
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WorldCat Identities Krieger, Murray, 1923-
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