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Critical theory since Plato

Critical theory since Plato

Author: Hazard Adams
Publisher: Fort Worth : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich College Publishers, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats

This anthology traces major critical statements from classic theorists like Plato to the contemporary. This historical textbook focuses on individual thinkers, and not particular schools of thought  Read more...


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Critical theory since Plato.
Fort Worth : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich College Publishers, ©1992
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hazard Adams
ISBN: 0155161431 9780155161436
OCLC Number: 25384187
Description: xxi, 1271 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Art of poetry / Horace --
On the intellectual beauty / Plotinus --
On Christian doctrine / St. Augustine --
The consolation of philosophy / Boethius --
On the defense of the comedy of Dante / Jacopo Mazzoni --
The advancement of learning / Sir Francis Bacon --
On the three unities of action, time, and place / Pierre Corneille --
An essay of dramatic posey / John Dryden --
On the pleasures of imagination / Joseph Addison --
On the standard of taste / David Hume --
Discourses on art / Sir Joshua Reynolds --
Letters on the aesthetic education of man / Friedrich von Schiller --
Literature in its relation to social institutions / Germaine Necker de Staël --
The four ages of poetry / Thomas Love Peacock --
The philosophy of fine art / Hegel --
Symbols / Thomas Carlyle --
What is a classic? / Sainte-Beuve --
The salon of 1859 / Baudelaire --
Truth and falsity in an ultramoral sense / Nietzsche --
The experimental novel / Zola --
The adventures of the soul / Anatole France --
The decay of lying / Oscar Wilde --
Mystery in literature / Mallarmé --
Art as technique / Victor Shklovksy --
Tradition and the individual talent / T.S. Eliot --
On the relation of analytical psychology to poetry / Jung --
Literature and equipment for living / Kenneth Burke --
Irony as a principle of structure / Cleanth Brooks --
Why write? / Sartre --
Art and illusion / Þ.H. Gombrich --
Truth and power / Foucault --
From one identity to another / Kristeva --
Colonistic criticism / Chinua Achebe --
Toward feminist poetics / Showalter.
Responsibility: edited by Hazard Adams.


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