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Author Jancovich, Mark.

Title The cultural politics of the New Criticism / Mark Jancovich.

Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1993.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  801.950973 JANCOVI    AVAILABLE
Physical description xii, 217 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 190-215) and index.
Contents Pt. I. The New Criticism and its critics. 1. Contemporary responses to the New Criticism. 2. The historical context of the New Criticism. 3. Before the New Criticism -- Pt. II. The formation of the New Criticism. 4. John Crowe Ransom: the social relations of aesthetic activity. 5. Allen Tate: the social organization of literature. 6. Robert Penn Warren: against propaganda and irresponsibility -- Conclusion: the analysis of a Southern poet -- Pt. III. The establishment of the New Criticism. 7. The origins of academic involvement. 8. Understanding literature: textbooks and the distribution of the New Criticism. 9. The form of criticism -- Pt. IV. The development of the New Criticism. 10. John Crowe Ransom: the isolation of aesthetic activity. 11. Allen Tate: the man of letters and the cold war. 12. Robert Penn Warren: literature and social engagement -- Conclusion: Modernism and postmodernism within the American academy. 13. The professionalization of literary study.
14. The New Critical intervention. 15. Cultural criticism and postmodernity.
Subject Ransom, John Crowe, 1888-1974 -- Knowledge -- Literature.
Warren, Robert Penn, 1905-1989 -- Knowledge -- Literature.
Tate, Allen, 1899-1979 -- Knowledge -- Literature.
Criticism -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
American literature -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
Politics and literature -- Southern States.
New Criticism -- United States.
ISBN 0521416523