A Note On Literary Criticism

A Note On Literary Criticism

by James T. Farrell
     
 

ISBN-10: 0231082576

ISBN-13: 9780231082570

Pub. Date: 05/06/1993

Publisher: Columbia University Press

James T. Farrell's compelling defense of the Marxist principles of literary criticism was hailed by Edmund Wilson as ""a remarkable event"." Now available in its entirety for the first time is more than five decades, A Note On Literary Criticism liberated a section of the Great Depression's radical intelligentsia from vulgar, over politicized approaches to cultural…  See more details below

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James T. Farrell's compelling defense of the Marxist principles of literary criticism was hailed by Edmund Wilson as ""a remarkable event"." Now available in its entirety for the first time is more than five decades, A Note On Literary Criticism liberated a section of the Great Depression's radical intelligentsia from vulgar, over politicized approaches to cultural criticism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231082570
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
05/06/1993
Edition description:
Columbia University Press Morningside ed
Pages:
213
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.74(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction to the Morningside Edition
IThe Duality of Literature3
IIImpressionism6
IIIHumanism15
IVLeft-Wing Dualism21
VThe Literature of the Past in the Present33
VIMarx on the Relative Aesthetic Validity of Literature39
VIITradition in Thought47
VIIIThe Categories of "Bourgeois" and Proletarian69
IXIndividualism and the Class Struggle87
XLiterature and Propaganda126
XIGrowth and Decay in Literature172
XIIConclusion202

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