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The critic's credentials : essays & reviews

Author: Stanley Edgar Hyman; Phoebe Pettingell
Publisher: New York : Atheneum, 1978.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hyman, Stanley Edgar, 1919-1970.
Critic's credentials.
New York : Atheneum, 1978
(OCoLC)570274340
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stanley Edgar Hyman; Phoebe Pettingell
ISBN: 0689108478 9780689108471
OCLC Number: 3413754
Description: xx, 325 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. The critic's credentials --
Ideas in fiction --
Eight propositions about literature and society --
2. The handle: Nabokov's Invitation to a beheading and Bend sinister --
Richard Wright reappraised --
Kenneth Burke at seventy --
A multitude of lieblings --
The art of Joseph Mitchell --
Mark Twain, half Twain --
Truths from the grave (Edgar Lee Masters) --
Anthropologist of Gopher Prairie (Sinclair Lewis) --
Prince Myshkin in Hollywood (Nathanael West) --
Couplings (John Updike) --
The book of the year? (Philip Roth) --
Fun and Love (John Barth) --
Germ's choice, shame's voice (James Joyce) --
The Lawrence mob --
Playing doctor, playing war (Peter Everett) --
The bulging pockets of Anthony Carson --
3. The blues --
Really the blues --
4. A blow with a maize stalk (George Simeon Mwase) --
Waiting for the Bakayoko (Sembene Ousmane) --
Sad encounters (Cesare Pavese) --
The oldest story (Dino Buzzati) --
Fable Italian style (Dino Buzzati) --
Salad days, green and cold (Gottfried Keller) --
A trap named Hope (Kobo Abé) --
Conscious of the seasons (Yasunari Kawabata) --
Counting the cats (Anton Chekhov) --
Varangian times (Boris Pilnyak) --
A Scythian humanist (Evgeny Zamyatin) --
Nabokov's distorting mirrors --
5. A Darwinian sidelight: the shape of the young man's nose --
Images of Sigmund Freud --
Jessie Weston and the forest of Brocelainde --
Myths and mothers (Johann Jacob Bachofen) --
Illumination for the unchurched (NEB Old Testament) --
History and sacred history.
Responsibility: by Stanley Edgar Hyman ; edited by Phoebe Pettingell.

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