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Essays in Appreciation / Edition 1

Essays in Appreciation / Edition 1

by Christopher Ricks


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ISBN-13: 9780192880840
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 09/28/1998
Edition description: REPRINT
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

The renowned writer, critic, and scholar, Christopher Ricks is Professor of English at Boston University. His many books include The Force of Poetry and Beckett's Dying Words (both OUP, 1995).

Table of Contents

Doctor Faustus and Hell on earth; John Donne: Farewell to Love; The wit and weight of Clarendon George Crabbe's thoughts of confinement; Jane Austen and the business of mothering; Victorian Lives: E. C. Gaskells Charlotte Brontë, Froudes Carlyle, Tennysons Tennyson, George Eliot: She was still young; A note on Hardys A Spellbound Palace; Racines Phèdre, Lowells Phaedra; Austins swink; Literature and the matter of fact; Literary principles as against theory; Criticism at the present time: two notes: What is at stake in the battle of the books, William Empson and the loony hunters.

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