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20th Century Literary Criticism ❴BOOKS❵ ✭ 20th Century Literary Criticism Author David Lodge – Thomashillier.co.uk th Century Literary Criticism is a major anthology of key representative works by leading modern literary critics before the structuralist revolution It is a companion volume to Modern Criticism and th Century Literary Criticism is a major anthology of key representative works byleading modern literary critics before the structuralist revolution It is a companion volume to Modern Criticism and Theory Longman, also edited by David Lodge, which anthologises contemporary criticism as it has developed through structuralism and post structuralist theory Together these volumes provide the most comprehensive survey available of traditional and radical literary in action.


10 thoughts on “20th Century Literary Criticism

  1. Marcus Ansley Marcus Ansley says:

    This is a must own book for any Literature student at university level These essays have been expertly chosen by David Lodge with almost all of them being classics staples of 20th Century literary thought At the very least I think there is something here for everyone with an interest in literature, and some of these essays can really change and perhaps even mature , so to speak, the way you read and think about texts Lodge s ordering of these with one exception which he recognises is helpf This is a must own book for any Literature student at university level These essays have been expertly chosen by David Lodge with almost all of them being classics staples of 20th Century literary thought At the very least I think there is something here for everyone with an interest in literature, and some of these essays can really change and perhaps even mature , so to speak, the way you read and think about texts Lodge s ordering of these with one exception which he recognises is helpfully chronological, often allowing students to get a sense of how literary criticism was finally emerging as an official practice or discipline in this period Abrams Orientation of Critical Theories from his exceptional Mirror and the Lamp is especially great in thinking about some of this These essays are all of a very modest, readable length, and if you re having to choose between 1 hour of lecture and 1 hour of reading I hardly think you can go wrong by spending that hour on properly reading and note taking from any one of these The brief introductions to the writers and their essays by Lodge are generally helpful for contextualising what you ve read are about to read, and can often point you in various directions if you re interested in pursuing a particular essayist or topic It should be noted that these essays as with any criticism you read are often highly persuasive but never gospel You gain the most from a collection like this by reading bothwithandagainstthe grain by giving them and their arguments the benefits of the doubt and then switching over to questioning and even challenging their assumptions when it s most appropriate to you These essays will hopefully give you plenty to consider, maybe even plenty to agree with, but nevertheless be prepared to find yourself disagreeing with them from time to time.In short, this collection certainly includes some very influential and noteworthy opinions or stances with many coming from some huge names of the period such as T.S Eliot, Virginia Woolf, Ezra Pound, E.M Forster, I.A Richards andbut nonetheless do not feel that you are unable to find fault with their views or their logic While there are too many honourable mentions for me to bring up out of this list, I will at least give a highlight to Paul Valery s Poetry and Abstract Thought which is in my opinion one of the greatest essays ever written on literature and you should read it regardless of whether or not you can justify the forty or so pounds this collection costs Happy reading and hope you enjoy exploring all this book has to offer


  2. Vidhya Vidhya says:

    just let me read first


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