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Aesthetic Liberalism: John Stuart Mill As Essayist

David Russell

in Tact: Aesthetic Liberalism and the Essay Form in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196923
eISBN:
9781400887903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196923.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter aims to resituate John Stuart Mill's early essays on aesthetics and poetry within the tradition of the tactful essayists studied in the other chapters of this book. As much as those of ... More


Introduction: The Glass Doors of Natsume Sōseki

Marvin Marcus

in Reflections in a Glass Door: Memory and Melancholy in the Personal Writings of Natsume Soseki

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833060
eISBN:
9780824871352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833060.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This introductory chapter provides a brief overview of Natsume Sōseki—his life and works, as well as the literary significance the latter has posed for Japan and the world over. It then argues that ... More


Commemorations: The Personal Past

Oliver Herford

in Henry James's Style of Retrospect: Late Personal Writings, 1890–1915

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198734802
eISBN:
9780191799310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198734802.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter surveys the commemorative biographical and literary essays James began to produce in his fifth decade (from the early 1890s onwards) and shows how these pieces set the conditions for his ... More


Wrestling with the Angel: A Modest Critical Credo

Morris Dickstein

in The Critical Pulse: Thirty-Six Credos by Contemporary Critics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161152
eISBN:
9780231530736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161152.003.0027
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter presents the author's thoughts about criticism. He says that the best vehicle for criticism is not the extended monograph or the hastily written review but the literary essay, personal, ... More


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