Modern Critical Essays

Winchell’s study is far more than biography or straightforward history; what elevates this volume into a landmark study is Winchell’s evaluations and analysis of Brooks’s and Warren’s seminal textbooks, periodicals, and influence on later generations, showing how subsequent critics, notably Alfred Kazin, F. Matthiessen, and Leslie Fiedler added New Critical perspectives that were dependent on the critical milieu created by the southern school.

CLEANTH BROOKS AND THE RISE OF MODERN CRITICISM brings together much information that needed to be available in one source and favorably reviews the contributions of Brooks and his colleagues that shaped the form not only of highbrow literary studies but also of the teaching of literature in college classrooms for the latter half of the twentieth century.

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In his concluding chapter he invites men of science and philosophers to study this metaphysic critically with a view to its fundamental reformation. (International Library of Psychology, Philosophy and Scientific Method.) Pp. (London: Kegan Paul and Co., Ltd.; New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co., Inc., 1925.) 14s.

It is the metaphysics of Newton: The Metaphysical Foundations of Modern Physical Science: a Historical and Critical Essay.

The most commonly used source for literary criticism is an anthology.

He found himself drawn to the philosophy of Arthur Schopenhauer, but at the same time he turned to ancient Indian and Chinese thought, from the Upanishads to Zhuangzi’s essays.

In , professor of Japanese language and East Asian History at Willamette University, retraces Taoka Reiun’s personal and professional life from the point of view of the historian.

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