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All About Literary Criticism By Students’ Academy
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Whether or not literary criticism should be considered a separate field of inquiry from literary theory, or conversely from book reviewing, is a matter of some controversy. For example, the Johns... More > Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism draws no distinction between literary theory and literary criticism, and almost always uses the terms together to describe the same concept. Some critics consider literary criticism a practical application of literary theory, because criticism always deals directly with particular literary works, while theory may be more general or abstract.< Less
The Norrington Anthology of Literary Criticism By Matthew Acie
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The Significance of Edward Said’s Orientalism and the Nature of Criticism for this Literary Work By Farrukh Khan
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The relationship between Europe and Asia has a 4000-year-old history and this means that it is only natural to expect that ideological suppositions, impressions, images and fantasies about the Orient... More > created by those from Europe who were perhaps more competent do so exist in the European mind. What is the nature of these impressions and images and are they somewhat different from the reality of things? Were the Europeans guilty of trying to twist reality in a manner that served their interests for maintaining their superiority and hegemony? This essay presents a discussion about the significance of the work “Orientalism “and the criticism that this work has received.< Less
The Significance of Edward Said’s Orientalism and the Nature of Criticism for this Literary Work By Farrukh Khan
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The relationship between Europe and Asia has a 4000-year-old history and this means that it is only natural to expect that ideological suppositions, impressions, images and fantasies about the Orient... More > created by those from Europe who were perhaps more competent do so exist in the European mind. What is the nature of these impressions and images and are they somewhat different from the reality of things? Were the Europeans guilty of trying to twist reality in a manner that served their interests for maintaining their superiority and hegemony? This essay presents a discussion about the significance of the work “Orientalism “and the criticism that this work has received.< Less
An Essay on Criticism By Alexander Pope
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Despite its somewhat dry title, this text is not a musty prose dissection of literary criticism. Instead, the piece takes the shape of a long poem in which Pope, at the very peak of his powers, takes... More > merciless aim at many of the best-known writers of his day. The epitome of the subtle but lethal wit Alexander Pope has come to be celebrated for, "An Essay on Criticism" is a fun and enlightening read for Brit-lit fans.< Less
A Literary Cavalcade-V By Robert A. Parker
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For six decades, writer and editor Robert A. Parker has followed up each book he reads, mainly novels, with an evaluation of that book. His comments reflect an independent view that balances a moral... More > and literary sensibility. In this fifth of six volumes, the authors covered range from Brian Moore to Neil Sheehan, and include O'Connor, Pamuk, Patchett, Percy, Plante, Price, Richler, Roth, Rowling, Saramago, and Sartre. At least 120 authors are listed in this volume. They represent a range of writing styles, cultural influences, and moral philosophies. All are rated on their literary achievement, the effectiveness of plot, character, and setting, plus their recognition of the moral, ethical, and spiritual values of mankind.< Less
A Literary Cavalcade—IV By Robert A. Parker
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Robert A. Parker has long evaluated each novel he reads. His comments are informed by an independent critical view that balances a moral and literary sensibility. In this fourth of six... More > volumes, authors covered range from Jean Lacouture to Montherlant. The commentaries are listed alphabetically by author, and the books by the date of publication. The writers here represent a broad range of writing styles, cultural influences, and moral philosophies. And all are rated on their literary achievement.< Less
A Literary Cavalcade-I By Robert A. Parker
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For six decades, writer and editor Robert A. Parker has followed up each book he reads, mainly novels, with an evaluation. His comments are informed by an independent critical view that balances a... More > moral and literary sensibility. In this first of six volumes, the authors covered range from Kobo Abe to Michael Cunningham. They include Richard Adams, Russell Banks, Anthony Burgess, A.S. Byatt, James Carroll, Willa Cather, J. M. Coetzee, and Joseph Conrad. The commentaries are listed alphabetically by author, and the books by the date of publication for each author. Some authors are represented by one book, some by five or more. Future volumes will cover additional authors alphabetically. The writers here represent a broad range of writing styles, cultural influences, and moral philosophies. And all are rated on their literary achievement, the effectiveness of plot, character, and setting, plus their recognition of the moral, ethical, and spiritual values of mankind.< Less
A Literary Cavalcade-I By Robert A. Parker
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For six decades, writer and editor Robert A. Parker has followed up each book he reads, mainly novels, with an evaluation. His comments are informed by an independent critical view that balances a... More > moral and literary sensibility. In this first of six volumes, the authors covered range from Kobo Abe to Michael Cunningham. They include Richard Adams, Russell Banks, Anthony Burgess, A.S. Byatt, James Carroll, Willa Cather, J. M. Coetzee, and Joseph Conrad. The commentaries are listed alphabetically by author, and the books by the date of publication for each author. Some authors are represented by one book, some by five or more. Future volumes will cover additional authors alphabetically. The writers here represent a broad range of writing styles, cultural influences, and moral philosophies. And all are rated on their literary achievement, the effectiveness of plot, character, and setting, plus their recognition of the moral, ethical, and spiritual values of mankind.< Less
A Literary Cavalcade-II By Robert A. Parker
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For six decades, writer and editor Robert A. Parker has followed up each book he reads, mainly novels, with an evaluation. His comments are informed by an independent critical view that balances a... More > moral and literary sensibility. In this second of six volumes, the authors covered range from Henri Daniel-Rops to Jose Maria Gironalla. They include Don DeLillo, Peter Dexter, E. L. Doctorow, Umberto Eco, Shusaku Endo, Louise Erdrich, William Faulkner, F. Scott Fitzgerald, John Fowles, E. M. Forster, Carlos Fuentes, and Gabriel Garcia Marquez, as well as a few mystery authors and historians. The commentaries are listed alphabetically by author, and the books by the date of publication for each author. The writers here represent a broad range of writing styles, cultural influences, and moral philosophies. And all are rated on their literary achievement, the effectiveness of plot, character, and setting, plus their recognition of the moral, ethical, and spiritual values of mankind.< Less