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Cleanth Brooks, Modern Poetry (1963), and Edmund Wilson, Literature of the Civil War (1959)

Rachel Sagner Buurma and Laura Heffernan

in The Teaching Archive: A New History for Literary Study

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226735948
eISBN:
9780226736273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226736273.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Disciplinary historians imagine the classrooms around mid-century as filled with rows of GI Bill students holding mimeographed poems and listening intently while a New Critic charismatically ... More


Introduction: In Defence of Paraphrase

Patrick Fessenbecker

in Reading Ideas in Victorian Literature: Literary Content as Artistic Experience

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474460606
eISBN:
9781474484817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474460606.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

How did “reading for the message,” a mark of shame among literary critics, yet in many ways an ordinary reading practice, become so marginalized? The origins of this methodological commitment ... More


The Book of the World: Form and Intent in New Criticism, Revisited

Audrey Wasser

in The Work of Difference

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823270057
eISBN:
9780823270095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270057.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines New Criticism’s notions of form and intention, and in particular Cleanth Brooks’s treatment of the language of paradox in light of Brooks’s insistence on the unity of poetry. It ... More


Bergerama: New Critical and Poststructural Theory in the Work of Harry Berger, Jr.

Nina Levine and David Lee Miller

in A Touch More Rare: Harry Berger, Jr., and the Arts of Interpretation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823230303
eISBN:
9780823241071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823230303.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The term “Bergerama” was coined by one of Harry's most successful graduate students, John Wilkes, now emeritus director and the founder of the science writing program at the University of California ... More


“Discontented Air”; or, The Rape of the Lock

Jayne Elizabeth Lewis

in Air’s Appearance: Literary Atmosphere in British Fiction, 1660–1794

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226476698
eISBN:
9780226476711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226476711.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Alexander Pope’s The Rape of the Lock was the closest he would come to being a “poet of nature.” Through his work, Pope brought a world of pretenses—the “airs” that human beings affect. Sixty years ... More


Introduction

Glenn H. Roe

in The Passion of Charles Péguy: Literature, Modernity, and the Crisis of Historicism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780198718079
eISBN:
9780191787607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718079.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Criticism/Theory

The Introduction places Péguy’s work within the larger context of twentieth-century literary history and criticism. Beginning from the near-present moment of American ‘New Historicism’, the chapter ... More


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