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Literary criticism--idea and act : the English Institute, 1939-1972 :selected essays

Author: William K Wimsatt; English Institute.
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif., : University of California Press, [1974]
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William K Wimsatt; English Institute.
ISBN: 0520025857 9780520025851
OCLC Number: 1029385435
Description: viii, 650 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Pt. 1. Act: the nature of literature and of literary study, 1939-1971: The search for English literary documents, 1939 / James M. Osborn --
Mimesis and allegory, 1940 / W.H. Auden --
The parallelism between literature and the arts, 1941 / René Wellek --
The modern myth of the modern myth, 1947 / Donald A. Stauffer --
Imagination as value, 1948 / Wallace Stevens --
The defense of the illusion and the creation of myth: device and symbol in the plays of Shakespeare, 1948 / Leslie A. Fiedler --
Memesis and katharsis: an archetypal consideration, 1951 / Philip Wheelwright --
Ramus: rhetoric and the pre-Newtonian mind, 1952 / Walter J. Ong --
Belief and the suspension of disbelief, 1957 / M.H. Abrams --
Patristic exegesis in the criticism of medieval literature: the opposition, 1958 / E. Talbot Donaldson --
The fate of pleasure: Wordsworth to Dostoevski, 1962 / Lionel Trilling --
Ghostlier demarcations [Frye's archetypes], 1965 / Geoffrey H. Hartman --
Sign, sense, and Roland Barthes, 1971 / Hugh M. Davidson --
Whorf, Chomsky, and the student of literature, 1971 / George Steiner --
pt. 2. Act: English literature, 1600-1950 (works, authors, periods, types): Musica Mundana and Twelfth night (1956) / John Hollander --
On the value of Hamlet (institute papers, 1969) / Stephen Booth --
Shakespeare's texts and modern productions (1968) / Daniel Seltzer --
The example of Cervantes: the novel as parody (1955) / Harry Levin --
Unifying symbols in the comedy of Ben Jonson (1954) / Ray L. Heffner, Jr. --
The re-invented poem: George Herbert's alternatives (1969) / Helen Vendler --
A mask presented at Ludlow Castle: the masque as a masque (1964) / C.L. Barber --
The rising poet, 1645 [Milton] (1964) / Louis L. Martz --
Literary criticism: Marvell's "Horatian ode" (1946) / Cleanth Brooks --
Restoration comedy and later (1954) / Marvin Mudrick --
Imitation as freedom: 1717-1798 (1968) / W.K. Wimsatt --
The satiric Blake: apprenticeship at the Haymarket? (1968) / Martha W. England --
Coleridge: the anxiety of influence (1971) / Harold Bloom --
The irrelevant detail and the emergence of form [in the novel] (1970) / Martin Price --
Dickens and the comedy of humors (1967) / Northrop Frye --
Two faces of Edward (1959) / Richard Ellmann --
Poetic drama and the well-made play (1949) / Arthur Mizener --
Poetry in the theatre and the poetry of the theatre: Cocteau's Infernal machine (1949) / Francis Fergusson --
Sartre and the drama of ensnarement (1963) / Victor Brombert --
The upper apocalypse (1972) / Hugh Kenner.
Responsibility: edited with an introd. by W. K. Wimsatt.

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