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Essays in Appreciation par Christopher Ricks (Professor of English, Professor of English, Boston University, Massachusetts)

Essays in Appreciation Christopher Ricks (Professor of English, Professor of English, Boston University, Massachusetts)

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Résumé

This collection of lively and provoking critical essays attends to poetry by Donne, Crabbe, Hardy, and Lowell, as well as to other literary forms. Marlowe, the Earl of Clarendon, Austen, and Victorian biographies are discussed, along with critical and philosophical questions concerning literature and its relation to fact, literary principles and theory, and aspects of contemporary criticism.

Essays in Appreciation Résumé

Essays in Appreciation Christopher Ricks (Professor of English, Professor of English, Boston University, Massachusetts)

The successor to the highly-praised collection of Christopher Rickss The Force of Poetry, this collection of critical essays still attends to poets and poetry: to John Donnes farewells to love, George Crabbes constraints, Hardys readings of history, and Robert Lowell as translator of Racine. But other literary worlds are also appreciated in Essays in Appreciation. Drama: Marlowes Doctor Faustus and the plague. History: the Earl of Clarendon and composition. The novel: Jane Austen and mothering. Victorian lives: E. C. Gaskells Charlotte Bronte, Froudes Carlyle, Hallam Tennysons Tennyson, and George Eliot and her age. Philosophy: J. L. Austin and his art of allusion. Finally, critical questions: literature and the matter of fact, and literary principles against theory; plus two notes on current critical issuesone on talk of the canon, and the other on Empson and political criticism. literary criticism of an intellectual zestfulness which makes everyone else in the field look half asleep The Spectator Ricks's grasp of literary detail is unequalled he has a microscopic eye for distinguishment of shades of meaning, with their bearings on emotional definition Anyone who has a feeling for literature will enjoy Essays in Appreciation. If you have none, here are good reasons to cultivate it. Times Literary Supplement

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Ricks's grasp of literary detail is unequalled ... he has a microscopic eye for distinguishment of shades of meaning, with their bearings on emotional definition ... Anyone who has a feeling for literature will enjoy Essays in Appreciation. If you have none, here are good reasons to cultivate it. * TLS *

À propos de Christopher Ricks (Professor of English, Professor of English, Boston University, Massachusetts)

Christopher Ricks is Professor of English at Boston University, Massachusetts. He is the author of many books, including Miltons Grand Style, The Force of Poetry, Keats and Embarrassment, and Becketts Dying Words, and has edited The New Oxford Book of Victorian Verse.

Sommaire

DOCTOR FAUSTUS AND HELL ON EARTH; JOHN DONNE: FAREWELL TO LOVE; THE WIT AND WEIGHT OF CLARENDON GEORGE CRABBE'S THOUGHTS OF CONFINEMENT; JANE AUSTEN AND THE BUSINESS OF MOTHERING; VICTORIAN LIVES: E. C. GASKELLS CHARLOTTE BRONTE, FROUDES CARLYLE, TENNYSONS TENNYSON, GEORGE ELIOT: SHE WAS STILL YOUNG; A NOTE ON HARDYS A SPELLBOUND PALACE; RACINES PHEDRE, LOWELLS PHAEDRA; AUSTINS SWINK; LITERATURE AND THE MATTER OF FACT; LITERARY PRINCIPLES AS AGAINST THEORY; CRITICISM AT THE PRESENT TIME: TWO NOTES: WHAT IS AT STAKE IN THE BATTLE OF THE BOOKS, WILLIAM EMPSON AND THE LOONY HUNTERS

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GOR004312822
9780192880840
0192880845
Essays in Appreciation Christopher Ricks (Professor of English, Professor of English, Boston University, Massachusetts)
Occasion - Très bon état
Broché
Oxford University Press
19980702
368
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