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Author: Martin Tucker,Rita Stein
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Title: Modern British Literature (A Library of Literary Criticism, Vol. 4: Supplement)
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Modern British Literature (A Library of Literary Criticism, Vol. 4: Supplement) by Martin Tucker,Rita Stein

Ruth Z. Temple, Martin Tucker. Christine Longstreet. "A Library of Literary Criticism: Modern British Literature. Ruth Z. Temple, Martin Tucker," The Library Quarterly 37, no. 1 (Ja. 1967): 137-138. Of all published articles, the following were the most read within the past 12 months. Critical Directions for Archival Approaches to Social Justice.

This is the third volume in the Modern British Literature set. This volume covers some of the major and minor twentieth-century British authors, including well-knowns such as George Bernard Shaw, Muriel Spark, Lytton Strachey, . Wodehouse, and Virginia Woolf, plus over 100 others, major and minor. The article on each author usually runs from one to three pages and is comprised of excerpts from books, periodicals, and newspapers, British and American. Although the emphasis is on the "qualities" of each writer and assessing their work, there are many tidbits about the writers' bio's and personality quirks. For use as a reference, a bibliography of each author is included in a separate section, as well as a cross-reference index (between authors) and an index to critics. Recommended, whether you choose to dip into.

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Modern British literature. Published 1966 by F. Ungar in New York. Library has: v. 1-4 only. Includes bibliographical references and index. A library of literary criticism. PR 473 T4 YEAR REF. The Physical Object.

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This volume provides a comprehensive and authoritative study of the vast field of literary criticism between 1830 and 1914. In over thirty essays written from a broad range of perspectives, international scholars examine the growth of literary criticism as an institution, and the major critical developments in diverse national traditions and in different genres, as well as the major movements of Realism, Naturalism, Symbolism and Decadence. Collins, John Churton, The Study of English Literature: A Plea for Its Recognition and Organization at the Universities, London: Macmillan, 1891. M’Cormick, William . ‘English Literature and University Education’ in Three Lectures on English Literature, Paisley and London: Alexander Gardner, 1889. Masson, David, British Novelists and their Styles: Being a Critical Sketch of the History of British Prose Fiction, Cambridge: Macmillan, 1859.

New Criticism has been the methodological counterpart to the strain of modernist literature characterized by allusive difficulty, paradox, and indifference or outright hostility to the democratic ethos. In certain respects the hegemony of New Criticism has been political as well as literary; and anti-Romantic insistence on irony, convention, and aesthetic distance has been accompanied by scorn for all revolutionary hopes. Romanticism struck him as spilt religion, a dangerous exaggeration of human freedom. What separates modern criticism from earlier work is its catholicity of scope and method, its borrowing of procedures from the social sciences, and its unprecedented attention to detail.

This latest volume in the celebrated Cambridge History of Literary Criticism addresses literary criticism of the Romantic period, chiefly in Europe. He has written many books on Romanticism and other fields, of which the most recent are The academic postmodern and the rule of literature: a report on half-knowledge (1995) and Romanticism, nationalism and the revolt against theory (1993). He is currently at work on a book titled Situatedness: or, why we keep saying where we’re coming from

Nearly thirty essays contribute to an understanding of the practice of literary studies presenting the reader with a perceptive series of critical interventions which, themselves, engage in the very locations from which criticism and theory have emerged. A further reading list accompanies each chapter. Key Features Breadth of coverage from Coleridge through Virginia Woolf to Raymond Williams and Terry Eagleton; and from the 'Cambridge School' to Post-structuralism and Postcolonial theory. Focus on the history of modern criticism.

Literary modernism, or modernist literature, has its origins in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, mainly in Europe and North America, and is characterized by a very self-conscious break with traditional ways of writing, in both poetry and prose fiction

A representative selection of critical writings from books and literary journals on twentieth-century works