Selected essays of rp blackmur by r p blackmur starting at $947 selected essays of rp blackmur has 1 available editions to buy at alibris. Selected essays of r p blackmur has 5 ratings and 1 review eric said: midcentury in american poetry is commonly called 'the age criticism,' because, a.
R p blackmur’s essays in this collection range from 1930 to 1964 and from fyodor dostoevski to e e cummings denis donoghue’s selection of essays represents not only the best work of blackmur but also shows the variety of approaches and of writers discussed. Midcentury in american poetry is commonly called 'the age criticism,' because, as they say, the daunting works of the first wave of erudite poet-critics (eliot, pound, stevens) required explication from a second wave of erudite poet-critics (warren, ransom, blackmur, brooks, tate, berryman kinda.
Get this from a library selected essays of rp blackmur [r p blackmur denis donoghue. Selected essays of rp blackmur, edited and with an introduction by denis donoghue review by benjamin taylor los angeles times may 25, 1986 richard palmer blackmur (1904-1965) is among that group of poet-critics, including t. Selected essays of r p blackmur edited, and with an introduction, by denis donoghue 372 pp new york: the ecco press $1750 the critic r p blackmur relished language and made close attention to its intricacies the hallmark of his intellectual life.
Perhaps no critic of our time has brought a greater intelligence or more magisterial technical equipment to the close examining of literary texts than blackmur (19041965) this highly individual, even maverick proponent of the new criticism'' exalted imagination above reason, admired the skeptical mobility of montaigne and scorned dogma and theory as applied to art.
Selected essays of rp blackmur [r p blackmur, denis donoghue] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers examines the nature of literary criticism and analyzes the works of writers including e e cummings, henry james.
Blackmur's development of a new critical theory depended in large part on the conviction of matthew arnold conviction that literary study was and should be the pivotal feature of culture denis donoghue is university professor and henry james professor of english and american letters at new york university.
Rp blackmur is the author of selected essays of r p blackmur (420 avg rating, 5 ratings, 1 review, published 1988), form and value in modern poetry.