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J. W. H. Atkins on Literary Criticism


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English Literary Criticism 17th & 18th Centuries

English Literary Criticism: 17th & 18th Centuries

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By J. W. H. Atkins
May 19, 2021

Originally published in 1951, this volume covers the transition period between the years of Renaissance influence and the dawn of 19th Century Romanticism. The book analyses the theories and judgments of various critics and their bearing on literary appreciation. The opening chapter concentrates on...

English Literary Criticism The Medieval Phase

English Literary Criticism: The Medieval Phase

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By J. W. H. Atkins
May 19, 2021

In England literary consciousness had its beginning in the middle ages, and this book, originally published in 1943, describes and illustrates the first phases of the growth of a tradition of criticism. It does not confine itself to writers whose interest was in the vernacular, for there was a ...

English Literary Criticism The Renascence

English Literary Criticism: The Renascence

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By J. W. H. Atkins
May 19, 2021

Originally published in 1947, this volume reviews the critical achievement at the Renaissance. It discusses the ideas of literature then current in England, as revealed in contemporary theorizing and judgments. The period has sometimes been dismissed as lacking great critics, and the critical works...

J. W. H. Atkins on Literary Criticism

J. W. H. Atkins on Literary Criticism

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By J. W. H. Atkins
May 19, 2021

Originally published between 1934 and 1952 these volumes are classics in the field of literary criticism. Their author was a respected scholar whose ability to survey a vast field of literature and criticism and explain and un-tangle it to students was well-known. The volumes: Analyze styles of ...

Literary Criticism in Antiquity A Sketch of Its Development: Graeco-Roman

Literary Criticism in Antiquity: A Sketch of Its Development: Graeco-Roman

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By J. W. H. Atkins
May 19, 2021

Originally published in 1934, this book contains the second volume of Atkins' 'sketch' of the development of ancient literary criticism. Atkins concludes his history with a look at the styles of literary criticism prevalent after the rise of the Roman Empire, and includes the responses of figures ...

Literary Criticism in Antiquity A Sketch of Its Development: Greek

Literary Criticism in Antiquity: A Sketch of Its Development: Greek

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By J. W. H. Atkins
May 19, 2021

Originally published in 1934, this book contains the first volume of Atkins' 'sketch' of the development of ancient literary criticism. Atkins begins his history with a look at the styles of literary criticism prevalent in ancient Greece, and includes the responses of figures such as Aristophanes, ...

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