Beyond the Blurb: On Critics and Criticism

Beyond the Blurb: On Critics and Criticism

by Daniel K. Green


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780990915034
Publisher: Cow Eye Press
Publication date: 12/01/2016
Pages: 150
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.35(d)

About the Author

Daniel Green is a literary critic whose essays and reviews have appeared in numerous publications both online and in print. He maintains the literary weblog, The Reading Experience, which he created in 2004.

Table of Contents

Introduction; Part 1: Critical Issues; Close Reading; The Authority of Criticism; Aesthetic Autonomy; The Authority of Critics; Blogs and Alternative Literary Criticism; Part 2: Critical Failures; James Wood; Christopher Hitchens; Morris Dickstein and Historical Criticism; Hershel Parker: Criticism vs. Scholarship; Postmodern Fiction and Academic Criticism; Part 3: Critical Successes; Susan Sontag; Harold Bloom; Richard Poirer; William Gass; Michael Gorra's Portrait of a Novel and "In-Between" Criticism; David Winters's Infinite Fictions; S.D. Chrostowska's Matches; Bibliography; Acknowledgments.

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