Selected Essays in Criticism

Selected Essays in Criticism

by L. C. Knights


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ISBN-13: 9780521280839
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 06/04/1981
Pages: 244
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. The strange case of Christopher Marlowe; 2. George Herbert; 3. All or nothing: a theme in John Donne; 4. Ben Jonson: public attitudes and social poetry; 5. The social background of metaphysical poetry; 6. Reflections on Clarendon's History of the Rebellion; 7. Restoration comedy: the reality and the myth; 8. Early Blake; 9. Two notes on Coleridge; 10. Idea and symbol: some hints from Coleridge; 11. Henry James and the trapped spectator; 12. Henry James and human liberty; 13. Poetry and 'things hard for thought'; 14. Literature and the teaching of literature.

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