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An approach to literature

Author: Cleanth Brooks; John Thibaut Purser; Robert Penn Warren
Publisher: New York, Appleton-Century-Crofts [1964]
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cleanth Brooks; John Thibaut Purser; Robert Penn Warren
OCLC Number: 350017
Description: xvi, 917 p. 26 cm.
Contents: Fiction : episode and fictional point. The use of force / William Carlos Williams --
An episode of war / Stephen Crane. Fiction : the tale, feeling and idea. The fir tree / Hans Christian Andersen --
The three strangers / Thomas Hardy --
Flight / John Steinbeck. Fiction : personality, action and idea. Clay / James Joyce --
I'm a fool / Sherwood Anderson --
Spotted horses / William Faulkner. Fiction : the simple turn. Wet Saturday / John Collier --
The lottery ticket / Anton Chekhov --
Legal aid / Frank O'Conner. Fiction : plot and compexity of movement. The jar / Luigi Pirandello --
The valiant woman / J.F. Powers --
Keela, the outhcast Indian maiden / Eudora Welty. Fiction : theme and method. The horse dealer's daughter / D.H. Lawrence --
Araby / James Joyce --
Le Mère sauvage / Guy de Maupassant --
In another country ; The killers / Ernest Hemingway --
The gentleman from San Francisco / Ivan Bunin. Fiction : scale, pace and time. Noon wine / Katherine Anne Porter --
The rich boy / F. Scott Fitzgerald. Fiction : stories. Kronkin's prisoner / Isaac Babel --
La Lupa / Giovanni Verga --
Tomorrow and tomorrow and so forth / John Updike --
The apostate / George Milburn --
Daddy wolf / James Purdy --
The lagoon / Joseph Conrad --
Jerico, Jerico, Jerico / Andrew Nelson Lytle --
O youth and beauty! / John Cheever --
In dreams begin responsibilities / Delmore Schwartz --
Disorder and early sorrow / Thomas Mann --
A wife of Nashville / Peter Taylor. Poetry. Sir Patrick Spens ; Frankie and Johnny / Anonymous --
The star-splitter / Robert Frost --
Edward ; Lord Randall ; The bonny Earl of Murray / Anonymous --
Danny Deever / Rudyard Kipling --
My last duchess / Robert Browning --
Lucinda Matlock / Edgar Lee Masters --
Bredon Hill ; The true lover / A.E. Housman --
The farmer's bride / Charlotte Mew --
Love on the farm / D.H. Lawrence --
The eagle / Alfred, Lord Tennyson --
Silver / Walter de la Mare --
The red wheelbarrow / William Carlos Williams --
Inscription for a fountain / Samuel Taylor Coleridge --
A complaint / William Wordsworth --
Monody / Herman Melville --
Sonnet 18 ; Sonnet 73 ; Sonnet 97 / William Shakespeare --
To Daffadills / Robert Herrick --
Song / Edmund Waller --
The bugle song ; The lotos eaters / Alfred, Lord Tennyson --
The tree of man / A.E. Housman --
Nulla fides / Patrick Carey --
A passer-by / Robert Bridges --
The wild swans at Coole / William Butler Yeats --
Hymn to Diana / Ben Johnson --
The night-piece to Julia / Robert Herrick --
The mower to the glow-worms / Andrew Marvell --
God's grandeur / Gerard Manley Hopkins --
The lamb ; The tiger / William Blake --
Ode to the west wind / Percy Bysshe Shelley --
That the night come / William Butler Yeats. Poetry : the mechanics of verse. Come down, O Maid / Alfred, Lord Tennyson. Poetry. Neutral tones / Thomas Hardy --
The parting / Michael Drayton --
Rose Aylmer / Walter Savage Landor --
A slumber did my spirit seal / William Wordsworth --
On the late massacre in Piedmont / John Milton --
The day of judgment / Jonathan Swift --
To Ianthe ; Hymn of Apollo / Percy Bysshe Shelley --
Sonnet 87 / William Shakespeare --
Come up from the fields, Father / Walt Whitman --
On an invitation to the United States / Thomas Hardy --
His books / Robert Southey --
On a young heir's coming of age / Samuel Johnson --
Philomela / John Crowe Ransom --
The grasshopper / Richard Lovelace --
Fidele's dirge / William Shakespeare --
Bells for John Whiteside's daughter / John Crowe Ransom --
At her window / Frederick Locker-Lampson --
Commemorative of a naval victory ; The college colonel / Herman Melville --
The need of being versed in country things / Robert Frost --
Sonnet 104 / William Shakespeare --
In memory of Major Robert Gregory / William Butler Yeats --
Lay your sleeping head / W.H. Auden --
They flee from me / Sir Thomas Wyatt --
Ode on melancholy / John Keats --
To Marguerite / Matthew Arnold --
Very like a whale / Ogden Nash --
You, Andrew Marvell / Archibald MacLeish --
Spring and fall / Gerard Manley Hopkins --
Song / Thomas Carew --
Death the leveler / James Shirley --
Experience of the west / John Peale Bishop --
For Rhoda / Delmore Schwartz --
Burning the letters / Randall Jarrell --
A prayer for my daughter / William Butler Yeats --
Hamlet soliloquizes ; Macbeth thinks of murdering the king / William Shakespeare --
The leg in the subway / Oscar Williams --
The good-morrow / Walter Savage Landor --
A serenade at the villa / Robert Browning --
Kubla Khan, or, a vision in a dream / Samuel Taylor Coleridge --
A valediction : forbidding mourning / John Donne --
The Abyss / Theodore Roethke --
The force that through the green fuse / Dylan Thomas. Poetry. The convergence of the Twain / Thomas Hardy --
Sonnet 55 / William Shakespeare --
Elegy / Thomas Gray --
I walked out to the graveyard / Richard Eberhart --
Dover Beach / Matthew Arnold --
The secular masque / John Dryden --
London / William Blake --
London, 1802 ; Composed upon Westminster Bridge / William Wordsworth --
West London / Matthew Arnold --
An elementary school classroom in a slum / Stephen Spender --
A refusal to mourn / Dylan Thomas --
The lie / Sir Walter Raleigh --
To his coy mistress / Andrew Marvell --
Sonnet 129 ; Sonnet 146 / William Shakespeare --
Sonnets at Christmas / Allen Tate --
Christmas Eve under Hooker's statue / Robert Lowell --
A psalm of life / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow --
The funeral / John Donne --
Eighth Air Force / Randall Jarrell --
Hollywood / Karl Shapiro --
Colonel Shaw and the Massachusetts' 54th / Robert Lowell --
The little black boy / William Blake --
From Song of myself / Walt Whitman --
The idea of order at Key West / Wallace Stevens --
Lines / William Wordsworth --
Ode to a nightingale ; What the thrush said ; Why did I laugh tonight? ; Ode on a grecian urn ; To autumn / John Keats --
The wood-pile ; A leaf treader ; To earthward ; Come in ; The oven bird / Robert Frost --
These are the days when birds come back ; The sky is low, the clouds are mean ; The mountains stood in haze ; I could not prove the years had feet ; Hope is the thing with feathers ; Success is counted sweetest ; Our journey had advanced ; I years had been from home ; Her final summer was it ; Because I could not stop for death ; I heard a fly buzz when I died / Emily Dickinson. Discursive prose : the personal essay. Dream children / Charles Lamb --
Farewell, my lovely / Lee Strout White --
Wild Bird Hickok and his friends / James Thurber --
Let's see who salutes / Art Buchwald --
En route to Chicago / Jim Brosnan --
The stars / George Santayana. Discursive prose : the essay of idea and opinion. Pulvis et Umbra / Robert Louis Stevenson --
Freedom and the control of men / B.F. Skinner --
On Walden two / Joseph Wood Krutch --
Culture and anarchy / Matthew Arnold --
Literature and the modern world / T.S. Eliot --
From hero to celebrity / Daniel Boorstin --
The meaning of treason / Rebecca West --
The death-in-life of Benjamin Reid / William Styron --
In favor of capital punishment / Jacques Barzun --
Artists in uniform / Mary McCarthy --
The deliverance of Dunkirk / Winston Churchill. Discursive prose : the critical essay. Homage to Hemingway / John Peale Bishop --
Ernest Hemingway / Dwight Macdonald --
Some lines from Whitman / Randall Jarrell --
Robert Frost / W.H. Auden --
Why do we read fiction? / Robert Penn Warren. Discursive prose : biography. Lady Olga / Joseph Mitchell --
The young man Washington / Samuel Eliot Morison --
The life of Samuel Johnson / James Boswell --
The life of Marcus Antonius / Plutarch. Drama. Hedda Gabler / Henrik Ibsen --
Oedipus Rex / Sophocles --
Antony and Cleopatra / William Shakespeare --
Saint Joan / George Bernard Shaw --
Murder in the cathedral / Thomas Stearns Eliot --
The circle / W. Somerset Maugham --
The skin of our teeth / Thornton Wilder.
Responsibility: [by] Cleanth Brooks, John Thibaut Purser [and] Robert Penn Warren.

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