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The Dynamics of Literary Response

Author: Norman N Holland
Publisher: New York, NY : Columbia University Press, [1989] ©1989
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Begins a series of theoretical discoveries about reading and writing intended to lead to a new kind of criticism. Called theoretical criticism, its goal is to look at literature from an acceptance of the relationship between the reader and the work.
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Material Type: Document, Government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Norman N Holland
ISBN: 9780231893282 0231893280
OCLC Number: 1100450000
Language Note: In English.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Frontmatter --
Contents --
Preface to the Morningside Edition --
Preface to the 1975 Edition --
Preface --
I. The Model Developed --
1. Literature as Transformation --
2. A Dictionary of Fantasy --
3. The "Willing Suspension of Disbelief" --
4. Form as Defense --
5. The Displacement to Language --
6. Meaning as Defense --
II. The Model Applied --
7. Evaluation --
8. Style and the Man --
9. Myth --
10. Character and Identification --
11. Affect --
12. The Model Moralized --
Notes --
Glossary --
Index
Responsibility: Norman N. Holland.
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Begins a series of theoretical discoveries about reading and writing intended to lead to a new kind of criticism. Called theoretical criticism, its goal is to look at literature from an acceptance of the relationship between the reader and the work.

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