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Richards, I. A. (Ivor Armstrong) 1893-1979

Works: 603 works in 3,021 publications in 11 languages and 42,195 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Poetry  Bibliography  Records and correspondence  Utopian fiction  History  Conversation and phrase books  Self-instruction  Phrase books  Literature 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Author of introduction, Honoree, Other, Composer, Creator
Classifications: PN1031, 808.1
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Principles of literary criticism by I. A Richards( Book )

315 editions published between 1924 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 3,131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why one opinion upon literature or life is not as good as another, why some experiences are worth while and others not, why poetry and art are important, are the chief questions discussed in this book. Such topics are often treated without sufficient attention to the distorting influence of language. The author's Poetics has been based upon a study of the emotional use of words, and through this approach a clear answer to many perplexing problems is forthcoming. A whole generation of critics, teachers and students of literature has found this book of extraordinary value
The meaning of meaning; a study of the influence of language upon thought and of the science of symbolism by C. K Ogden( Book )

283 editions published between 1923 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Language is the most important of all the instruments of civilization. This is the premise of a work whose significance to the study of language, literature, and philosophy has remained undiminished since its original publication in 1923. -- Book Description
Practical criticism : a study of literary judgment by I. A Richards( Book )

217 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces a new kind of documentation to those who are interested in the contemporary state of culture whether as critics, as philosophers, as teachers, as psychologists, or merely as curious persons. Provides a new technique for those who wish to discover for themselves what they think and feel about poetry (and cognate matters) and why they should like or dislike it. Prepares the way for more efficient educational methods in developing discrimination and the power to understand what we hear and read
Coleridge on imagination by I. A Richards( Book )

89 editions published between 1934 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The portable Coleridge by Samuel Taylor Coleridge( Book )

42 editions published between 1950 and 1987 in English and held by 1,711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Selections from the poems, Biographia literaria, literary criticism, political essays, notebooks and letters"--Cover subtitle
The philosophy of rhetoric by I. A Richards( Book )

85 editions published between 1936 and 2007 in English and held by 1,572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Our communication is limitedby misunderstanding. Rhetoric, as Professor Richards defines it, is the study of misunderstanding and its remedies. The conventional rules of the old rhetoric and the formulations of scientific language have narrow application to conversational speech; Professor Richard's definition of rhetoric is based on a practical question: how do words work in discourse? To answer this question, he examines the interaction of words with each other and with their contexts, showing how a continual synthesis of meaning, or "principle of metaphor", gives life to discussion. It is through comprehension of the way meaning changes in discourse that we can better control and animate our use of words, and so decrease misunderstanding. -- Product Description
How to read a page : a course in efficient reading, with an introduction to a hundred great words by I. A Richards( Book )

73 editions published between 1942 and 1976 in English and French and held by 1,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of Abraham Lincoln, written by Noah Brooks who met Abraham Lincoln on the campaign trail and later developed an intimate friendship with the President and his wife
The foundations of aesthetics by C. K Ogden( Book )

57 editions published between 1922 and 2011 in English and held by 983 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this 1922 scholarly landmark, influential British critic I.A. Richards and his colleagues Charles Ogden and James Wood lay out a new theory of harmony and balance in a work of literature the two mingle with an audience's psychological impulses in order to determine how the work is perceived. This study is a key text of the New Criticism, which forever changed how scholars read and analyze literature
Beyond by I. A Richards( Book )

11 editions published in 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complementarities : uncollected essays by I. A Richards( Book )

28 editions published between 1976 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I.A. Richards; essays in his honor by I. A Richards( Book )

10 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A koala bear, a doll, and a mouse encounter adventure and danger when they climb into a picture on the wall in the nursery
Speculative instruments by I. A Richards( Book )

23 editions published in 1955 in 3 languages and held by 761 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

So much nearer; essays toward a world English by I. A Richards( Book )

8 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mencius on the mind; experiments in multiple definition by I. A Richards( Book )

54 editions published between 1932 and 2015 in English and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Long out of print, I.A. Richards's extraordinary 1932 foray into Chinese philosophy is worth reviving for its detached interpretation of the Chinese classics
Interpretation in teaching by I. A Richards( Book )

42 editions published between 1937 and 2004 in English and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First Published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company
English through pictures by I. A Richards( )

69 editions published between 1945 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annotation The three pocketbooks comprising the 'English Through Pictures Series' are the remarkable invention of I A Richards and Christine Gibson, who designed them to help the learner speak, read and write English in the quickest and clearest possible way -- through pictures. The authors have made a careful selection of the most widely useful English words, choosing those with the power to define other words, and have put them to work in key patterns that offer the learner the ability to communicate successfully in English. Book 1 contains a vocabulary of 250 such words, with an additional 500 developed in Book 2; these 750 words are then used in Book 3 to build a command of 1000 words which, by their defining power, hold the possibility of understanding as much as another 20,000 words of English. Throughout 'English Through Pictures', responsibility for learning is placed directly on the learner, who from the very start enjoys the ability to put essential words to work creating key sentence patterns where meaning is clearly shown in pictures. These simplified drawings allow learners to focus on the sentence and to enjoy growing confidence as they successfully take control of language, with the workbooks in Books 1 and 2 challenging and reinforcing their growing competence as both speakers and readers. Motivated and inspired, learners will soon find to their delight that fluent communication in English -- the common language of today's world -- lies well within their grasp. 'English Through Pictures' has already been used successfully by millions of learners in over forty countries
Plato's Republic by Platón( Book )

19 editions published between 1966 and 1972 in English and Greek, Ancient and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A slightly shortened version in comtemporary English
Poetries and sciences, a reissue of Science and poetry (1926, 1935) with commentary by I. A Richards( Book )

32 editions published between 1926 and 2012 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basic English and its uses by I. A Richards( Book )

16 editions published between 1943 and 1946 in English and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science and poetry by I. A Richards( Book )

31 editions published between 1926 and 1974 in English and Arabic and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The portable Coleridge
The meaning of meaning; a study of the influence of language upon thought and of the science of symbolismPractical criticism : a study of literary judgmentColeridge on imaginationThe portable ColeridgeThe philosophy of rhetoricThe foundations of aestheticsMencius on the mind; experiments in multiple definitionInterpretation in teachingEnglish through pictures
Alternative Names
Armstrong Richards, Ivor 1893-1980

I. A. Richards Brits literatuurcriticus (1893-1979)

I. A. Richards critico letterario e insegnante inglese

I. A. Richards englischer Literaturkritiker und Rhetoriker

Ivor Armstrong Richards 1893-1979

Ivor Armstrong Richards crítico literario y retórico inglés

Ivor Armstrong Richards critique littéraire et un rhétoricien anglais

Richard, Ivor Armstrong 1893-1980

Richards I.A.

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Richards, I. A. 1893-1979

Richards, I.A. 1893-1980

Richards, I. A. (Ivor Armstrong)

Richards, I. A. (Ivor Armstrong), 1893-

Richards, Ivor A.

Richards, Ivor A. 1893-1980

Richards Ivor Armstrong

Richards, Ivor Armstrong 1893-

Richards, Ivor Armstrong 1893-1979

Richards, Ivor Armstrong 1893-1980

Rītshārdz, A.

Rītshārdz, A. 1893-1979

Rītshārdz, A. 1893-1980

Айвър Ричардс

Ричардс, Айвор Армстронг

Ричардс, И. А 1893-1979

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