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Doing Things with Texts: Essays in Criticism and Critical Theory

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 448 Nombre de pages
M. H. Abrams (Ph.D. Harvard) is Class of 1916 Professor of English, Emeritus at Cornell University. He received the Phi Beta Kapp... Lire la suite
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M. H. Abrams (Ph.D. Harvard) is Class of 1916 Professor of English, Emeritus at Cornell University. He received the Phi Beta Kappa Christian Gauss Prize for The Mirror and the Lamp and the MLA's James Russell Lowell Prize for Natural Supernaturalism. He is also the author of The Milk of Paradise, A Glossary of Literary Terms, The Correspondent Breeze, and Doing Things with Texts. He is the recipient of Guggenheim, Ford Foundation, and Rockefeller Postwar fellowships, the Award in Humanistic Studies from the Academy of Arts and Sciences (1984), the Distinguished Scholar Award by the Keats-Shelley Society (1987), and the Award for Literature by the American Academy of Arts and Letters (1990). In 1999 The Mirror and the Lamp was ranked twenty-fifth among the Modern Library's "100 best nonfiction books written in English during the twentieth century." Michael Fischer is vice president for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty and professor of English at Trinity University. He was dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and professor of English at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. His research and teaching have focused on English romanticism, the history of ideas about literature and philosophy, and defenses of the humanities.



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A collection of essays and literary reviews taken from over three decades of the author's work. The essays concern themselves with the most central development themes in recent criticism, from the new criticism to the much debated newsreading and new historicism.



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"One of the most respected literary scholars alive, . . . Abrams stands for understanding and conciliation, calling for a kind of humanism that can embrace the good in all literary theories." -Washington Post

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Titre: Doing Things with Texts: Essays in Criticism and Critical Theory
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Code EAN: 9780393307474
ISBN: 978-0-393-30747-4
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: W W Norton & Co Inc
Genre: Linguistique et sciences de la littérature
nombre de pages: 448
Poids: 581g
Taille: H218mm x B143mm x T28mm
Année: 1991
Auflage: Revised