The Mirror and the Lamp

Romantic Theory and the Critical Tradition
 
 
Oxford University Press Inc
  • erschienen am 15. September 1971
 
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • 416 Seiten
978-0-19-501471-6 (ISBN)
 
with this book, M.H. Abrams has given us a remarkable study, admirably conceived and executed, a book of quite exceptional and no doubt lasting significance for a number of fields- for the history of ideas and comparative literature as well as for English literary history, criticism and anesthetics.'
  • Englisch
  • New York
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  • USA
black & white illustrations
  • Höhe: 204 mm
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  • Breite: 136 mm
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  • Dicke: 29 mm
  • 540 gr
978-0-19-501471-6 (9780195014716)
"One of the five works published within the last thirty years which in the opinion of representative scholars and critics have contributed most to the understanding of literature."--Contemporary Literary Scholarship


"Abrams has written a remarkable book on the history of criticism, the most distinguished contribution of American scholarship in that field since the work of J.E. Spingarn."--Comparative Literature


"The book is so rich in thought that it is invaluable for students of the romantic movement and indeed of the whole theory of criticism. I regard it as one of the most distinguished achievements of American literary scholarship of our day."--Modern Philology


"With this book, M.H. Abrams has given us a remarkable study, admirably conceived and executed, a book of quite exceptional and no doubt lasting significance for a number of fields--for the history of ideas and comparative literature as well as for English literary history, criticism, and aesthetics."--Modern Language Journal


"The past forty years have seen many attempts at ordering our ideas about literature; The Mirror and the Lamp stands out among them as a unique combination of rich historical scholarship and hard-won clarity of thought."--The Times Literary Supplement (London)

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