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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Study of literature.
Boston, Little, Brown 
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|Description:||354 pages 21 cm|
|Contents:||"Our subject being literature" --
[1.] Approaches: Art as misrepresentation: Plato, The republic (from Book X) --
Art as imitation: Aristotle, On the art of fiction (Poetics, complete) --
Art as expression: John Stuart Mill, What is poetry? --
Art as knowledge: C. Day Lewis, The poet's way of knowledge --
[2.] Genres: 1. Fiction: Scope of the novelist: Henry James, The art of fiction --
Function of detail: Sean O'Faolain, On convention --
2. Drama: Dramatic types: Northrop Frye, Specific forms of drama.
|Responsibility:||[by] Sylvan Barnet, Morton Berman [and] William Burto.|