Richards, I. A. (Ivor Armstrong), 1893-1979.
Principles of literary criticism.
New York, Harcourt, Brace 
I A Richards
|描述：||299 p. illus. 19 cm.|
|丛书名：||A Harvest book, HB43|
The Chaos of Critical Theories - The Phantom Æsthetic State - The Language of Criticism - Communication and The Artist - The Critics' Concern with Value - Value as an Ultimate Idea - A Psychological Theory of Value - Art and Morals - Actual and Possible Misapprehensions - Poetry for Poetry's Sake - A Sketch for a Psychology - Pleasure - Emotion and the Cœnesthesia – Memory - Attitudes - The Analysis of a Poem - Rhythm and Metre - On Looking at a Picture - Sculpture and the Construction of Form -The Impasse of Musical Theory - A Theory of Communication - The Availability of the Poet's Experience -Tolstoy's Infection Theory -The Normality of the Artist - Badness in Poetry - Judgment and Divergent Readings - Levels of Response and the Width of Appeal - The Allusiveness of Modern Poetry - Permanence as a Criterion - The Definition of a Poem - Art, Play, and Civilisation - The Imagination - Truth and Revelation Theories - The Two Uses of Language - Poetry and Beliefs - Appendix A: On Value - Appendix B: On Mr. Eliot's Poetry.
Argues the need to read both critically and creatively, and with an understanding of the psychological and emotional effects of language, and shows how important a role is played by the reader in the art of literature.