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The critical imagination

Author: James Grant
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013
Series: Oxford philosophical monographs
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Critical Imagination explores metaphor, imaginativeness, and criticism of the arts. James Grant critically examines the idea that art is rewarding because it involves responding imaginatively to  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Grant
ISBN: 9780199661794 0199661790
OCLC Number: 898124310
Description: xi, 192 s
Contents: Introduction ; 1. The Aims of Criticism ; 2. Criticism and Appreciation ; 3. Criticism and Imagination ; 4. Metaphor and Likeness ; 5. The Dispensability of Metaphor ; 6. Metaphor and Criticism ; Conclusion ; Bibliography
Series Title: Oxford philosophical monographs

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Grant's convincing analyses of the role of imagination in criticism and of metaphor make this book well worth careful study. He does invaluable work in rehabilitating critical appreciation as an Read more...

 
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