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The Arts and Sciences of Criticism
     

The Arts and Sciences of Criticism

by Patricia Waugh
 

ISBN-10: 0198186398

ISBN-13: 9780198186397

Pub. Date: 06/28/1999

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This collection reflects on developments in criticism which bear on a debate between different modes of knowledge: a science model and its place in the university versus other ways of conceiving knowledge for which the arts have traditionally been seen as vehicles. Discussion ranges widely with contributions from leading academics as well as those outside the

Overview

This collection reflects on developments in criticism which bear on a debate between different modes of knowledge: a science model and its place in the university versus other ways of conceiving knowledge for which the arts have traditionally been seen as vehicles. Discussion ranges widely with contributions from leading academics as well as those outside the literary academy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198186397
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
06/28/1999
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.00(d)
Lexile:
1520L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction, David Fuller and Patricia Waugh
Part I: Criticism and the History and Philosophy of Science
2. Revising the Two Cultures Debate: Science, Literature and Value, Patricia Waugh
3. Science, Interpretation and Criticism, David Cooper
4. Evidence-based and Evidence-free Generalisations: a Tale of Two Cultures, Raymond Tallis
5. Science and the Self: Lacan's doctrine of the Signifier, Jacques Berthoud
Part II: Criticism and the Aesthetic
6. Poetry as Literary Criticism, Michael O'Neill
7. Criticism and Creation, David Lodge
8. Writing Autobiography, Doris Lessing
9. Beneath Interpretation: Intention and the Experience of Literature, Paul H. Fry
10. Poetry, Music and the Sacred, David Fuller
Part III: Criticism and the Ethical
11. The Aesthetic, the Cognitive and the Ethical: Criticism and Discursive Responsibility, Séan Burke
12. Literature and the Crisis in the Concept of the University, Timothy Clark
13. The Metaphysics of Modernism: Aesthetic Myth and the Myth of the Aesthetic, Michael Bell

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