This book, first published in 1965, provides an interdisciplinary approach to the work of I. A. Richards. This study is particularly concerned with ideas about education, literary theory, language, philosophy and psychology, and focuses on many of Richard’s most important works, including The Meaning of Meaning and The Philosophy of Rhetoric.
Acknowledgements; Notes; 1. Introduction 2. The Meaning of The Meaning of Meaning 3. The Science of Symbols Applied to Literature 4. Transition 5. Language and the Soul 6. Comprehending Comprehending (I) 7. Comprehending Comprehending (II) 8. Man, Nature and Society 9. Richards’ Theory of Language 10. Genesis and Revelation (I) 11. Genesis and Revelation (II); Index of Subjects; Index of Names
This set reissues 27 books on literary theory originally published between 1965 and 1992. Top academics in the field examine different aspects of literary theory, including structuralism, post-structuralism, stylistics and semiotics, and approach these theories in a variety of ways. This set will be of particular interest to students of literature and literary theory.