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Literary criticism : an introductory reader

Author: Lionel Trilling
Publisher: New York : Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, ©1970.
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Trilling, Lionel, 1905-1975.
Literary criticism; an introductory reader.
New York, Holt, Rinehart, and Winston [1970]
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lionel Trilling
ISBN: 0030795656 9780030795657
OCLC Number: 72849
Description: xiv, 629 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction : what is criticism? --
Ion / Plato --
The Republic : book X / Plato --
The Poetics / Aristotle --
Letter to Can Grande Della Scala / Dante Alighieri --
Preface to Troilus and Cressida : the grounds of criticism in tragedy / John Dryden --
Milton's poetical works / Samuel Johnson --
The Metaphysical poets / Samuel Johnson --
Of the cause of the pleasure we derive from tragic objects / Freidrich Schiller --
Preface to Lyrical ballads (1802) / William Wordsworth --
Biographia literaria : chapters XIV, XV, and XVII / Samuel Taylor Coleridge --
Sanity of true genius / Charles Lamb --
Coriolanus / William Hazlitt --
The Literature of knowledge and the literature of power / Thomas de Quincy --
Preface to Leaves of grass / Walt Whitman --
Introduction to History of English literature / Hippolyte Taine --
The Study of poetry / Matthew Arnold --
Style / Walter Pater --
Poetry for poetry's sake / A.C. Bradley --
The Symbolism of poetry / W.B. Yeats --
The Serious artist / Ezra Pound --
The Theme of the three caskets / Sigmund Freud --
Stephen's discourse / James Joyce --
Nathaniel Hawthorne and The scarlet letter / D.H. Lawrence --
Principles of literary criticism : chapters IV-VII / I.A. Richards --
Tradition and the individual talent / T.S. Eliot --
The Metaphysical poets / T.S. Eliot --
Is verse a dying technique? / Edmund Wilson --
Ars poetica / Archibald MacLeish --
Literary criticism : poet, poem, and reader / Cleanth Brooks --
Literature as an institution / Harry Levin --
Is literary criticism possible? / Allan Tate --
The International fallacy / W.K. Wimsatt, Jr. and Monroe C. Beardsley --
Literary theory, criticism, and history / René Wellek and Austin Warren --
Poetry and abstract thought / Paul Valéry --
Balzac : lost illusions / Georg Lukács --
On the principles of Shakespeare interpretation / G. Wilson Knight --
Why write? / Jean-Paul Sartre --
Literature and society / F.R. Leavis --
Odysseus' scar / Eric Auerbach --
Philosophy, literature, and the history of ideas / Ronald Crane --
Byron and the Byronic in history / Jacques Barzun --
Myth, fiction, and displacement / Northrop Frye --
Partial enchantments of the Quixote / Jorge Luis Borges --
Nature, humanism, tragedy / Alain Robbe-Grillet --
Against interpretation / Susan Sontag.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Lionel Trilling.


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