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The masters of modern French criticism

by Irving Babbitt

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • Criticism -- France -- History -- 19th century.,
    • French literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.,
    • Critics -- France -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Irving Babbitt.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPQ91 .B2 1977
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 427 p. ;
      Number of Pages427
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4907912M
      ISBN 100837194156
      LC Control Number76056408

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Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dati Ratings: 0. Read this book on Questia. What I have tried to do in this volume is not to criticise criticism, at best a somewhat languid business, but to criticise critics, which may be a far more legitimate task, especially if the critics happen to be, as in the present case, among the most vital and significant personalities of their time.

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This modern classic is a semi-autobiographical account of teaching at one of Paris’ inner city schools. The repetitive nature of the book is a stylistic choice that shows the tedium of the days (and also hints at small but meaningful changes in the behavior of the narrator’s students), making it a relatively easy read.

Each chapter examines an important critic's work or a coherent body of criticism, and each is supplemented by an annotated bibliography of works by and about its subject. This collection explores and reviews the work of the major French critics of the twentieth century [NB: as of ], an area of intellectual endeavor surprisingly neglected in 4/5.

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Irving Babbitt (August 2, – J ) was an American academic and literary critic, noted for his founding role in a movement that became known as the New Humanism, a significant influence on literary discussion and conservative thought in.

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The principle of inclusion in this book is the traditional one which assumes that criticism is only safe when it deals with authors who are dead. In proportion as we approach the living or, worse, speak of those still on earth, the proper perspective is lost and the dangers of contemporary judgment incurred.

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