Principles of Literary Criticism [NOOK Book]

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Reissue of this classic work in the development of modern criticism which argues that literary criticism is essentially a branch of psychology, dealing with the states of mind induced by the experiences communicated by art.

A psychological approach to criticism, discussing why one opinion on literature or life is not as good as another, why poetry and art are important.

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Principles of Literary Criticism

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Overview

Reissue of this classic work in the development of modern criticism which argues that literary criticism is essentially a branch of psychology, dealing with the states of mind induced by the experiences communicated by art.

A psychological approach to criticism, discussing why one opinion on literature or life is not as good as another, why poetry and art are important.

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'To us Richards was infinitely more than a brilliantly new literary critic: he was our guide, our evangelist, who revealed to us, in a succession of astounding lightning flashes, the entire expanse of the Modern World.' - Christopher Isherwood
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203164747
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 5/18/2001
  • Series: Routledge Classics Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • File size: 701 KB

Meet the Author

I.A.Richards (1893-1979) was one of the most influential literary critics of the twentieth century. He taught at the University of Cambridge from 1922 before moving to Harvard University, where, from 1944, he was Professor of English Literature.
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