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Twentieth Century Literary Criticism By David Lodge

Twentieth Century Literary Criticism
by David Lodge

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Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism is an anthology of key representative works by fifty leading modern literary critics writing before the structuralist revolution. The critics collected together in this volume have been drawn from England, America and Europe, and each essay has been prefaced by an editor's introduction.
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Twentieth Century Literary Criticism: A Reader by David Lodge

Twentieth Century Literary Criticism is a major anthology of key representative works by fifty leading modern literary critics writing before the structuralist revolution. It is a companion volume to Modern Criticism and Theory (Longman 1988), also edited by David Lodge, which anthologises contemporary criticism as it has developed through structuralism and post-structuralist theory. Together these volumes provide the most comprehensive survey available of traditional and radical literary theory in action.

The critics collected together in this volume have been drawn from England, America and Europe, and each essay has been prefaced by an editor's introduction which suggests the historical and methodological significance of the piece and gives bibliographical and biographical information.

This writers collected are:
M. H. Abrams, W. B. Yeats, Sigmund Freud,Henry James, Ezra Pound, T. S Eliot, Virginia Woolf, T.E. Hulme, I. A. Richards, D. H. Lawrence, E. M. Forster, William Empson, G. Wilson Hight, C. G. Jung, Maud Bodkin, Christopher Caudwell, L. C. Knights, John Crowe Ransom, Edmund Wilson, Paul Valery, D. W. Harding, Lionel Trilling, Cleanth Brooks, Yvor Wiinters, Erich Auerbach, W. K. Wimsatt and Monroe C. Beardsley, George Orwell, Jean-Paul Sartre, Mark Schorer, Francis Fergusson, Northrop Frye, C. S. Lewis, Leslie Fielder, Alain Robbe-Grillet, George Lukacs, Richard Hoggart, Walter J. Ong, Norman O. Brown, Ian Watt, Claude Levi-Strauss, Rene Welleck, Wayne Booth, Raymond Williams, R. S. Crane, Marshall McLuhan, George Steiner, Susan Sontag, W. H. Auden, Frank Kermode.

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About David Lodge


David Lodge is an English author and literary critic, previously Professor of English Literature at the University of Birmingham until 1987.

Table of Contents


Foreword Part I. Formal criticism - structural and rhetorical analysis - 'New criticism' - literary techniques and conventions Part II. Literary History - history of ideas Part III. Criticism of literature in its social and political contexts - Marxist criticism - cultural history and analysis Part IV. Myth criticism - archetypes and the collective unconscious Part V. Psycho-analytical approaches Part VI. Prescriptive criticism - credos and manifesoes

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Twentieth Century Literary Criticism: A Reader by David Lodge
David Lodge
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Pearson Education Limited
1972-07-31
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