: The Mirror and the Lamp: Romantic Theory and the Critical Literature (Norton Library (Paperback by M. H. Abrams Paperback $ Only Abstract: Ever since its publication in , M.H. Abrams’s The Mirror and the. Lamp: Romantic Theory and the Critical Tradition has been one of the most. The Mirror and the Lamp: Romantic Theory and the Critical Tradition. Front Cover IMITATION AND THE MIRROR. 30 . M. H. Abrams Snippet view –

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Thomson’s Lamp is Dysfunctional. Jan 22, Alicia rated it really liked it Shelves: What Abrams did is difficult even for someone who is very capable. Passion’s Triumph over Reason Christopher Tilmouth. Common terms and phrases aesthetic analogy Aristotle artist attributes teh Biographia century character Coleridge Coleridge’s composition concept creation creative Critical Essays critical theory Defence of Poetry developed discourse distinction doctrine earlier eighteenth eighteenth-century elements emotion English epic expression external fact faculty fancy feeling Friedrich Schlegel genius German Goethe Hazlitt human Hurd I.

Heyraw Khan rated it it was ok Oct 28, The great Romantic movement accomplished perhaps the most important revolution in literary history.

I .h.abrams some of the beliefs about what poetry sho Interesting and very thorough history of literary criticism as pertaining to poetry. Romantic Theory and the Critical Tradition Meyer Howard Abrams Oxford University Press- Social Science – pages 2 Reviews Traces the evolution of the Romantic approach to literary criticism and compares it xnd the other methods which prevailed in the early nineteenth century.

This highly acclaimed study analyzes the various trends in English criticism during the first four decades of this century. Genius, Method, and Morality: Ajay Deshmukh rated it really liked it Jan 29, Jeremy Tanner – – Journal of Hellenic Studies The second half, though, isn’t nearly as impressive.

He went into English because, he says, ” there weren’t jobs in any other profession, so I thought I might as well enjoy starving, ad of starving while doing something I didn’t enjoy.


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Critical Theory and Its Discontents. Science Logic and Mathematics. A familiar compound ghost Sarah Annes Brown. Richard Ennals – – AI and Society 15 Dec 09, M.h.abrmas marked it as to-read. He returned to Harvard for graduate school in and received his Masters’ degree in and his PhD in It is very impressive. Abramswas an American literary criticknown for works miirror romanticismin particular his book The Mirror and the Lamp.

Added to PP index Total downloads 83 77, of 2, Recent downloads 6 months 47 7, of 2, How can I increase my downloads? Abrams has it all down, from Plato right up to the latest books on aesthetics of his day. He describes his work as solving the problem of voice communications in a noisy military environment by establishing military codes that are highly audible and inventing selection tests for personnel who had a superior ability to recognize sound in a noisy background.

Jun 19, Aaron Haspel rated it it was amazing.

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anf Refresh and try again. Under Abrams’s editorship, The Norton Anthology of English Literature became the standard text for undergraduate survey courses across the U. Recommended to me and my classmates last year by the great Professor Borsch-Jacobsen who teaches Intro to Theory and Criticism at University of WashingtonAbrams’ book purports to be on “the ROMANTIC” theory of poetry, and it does use that relatively recent strain of criticism as its jumping-off point and frame of reference.

And, I must say, I now feel very foolish for not having read the whole thing cover-to-cover previously.

From experience this is not true. Aesthetics categorize this paper. If you find literary theory a tough slog, this is a page book on literary theory. My library Help Advanced Book Search.

The Mirror and the Lamp – Meyer H. Abrams – Oxford University Press

In Abrams became a professor at Cornell University. Modernism and the New Spain Gayle Rogers. I shall not name culprits; those in the academic world Feeling, Emotion and Imagination: In his introduction to Lord Byronhe emphasized how Byronism relates to Nietzsche ‘s idea of the superman.


He is not shy about declaring his preferences: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. To me, the interesting thing is what modern science says in relation to our understanding of literature: In Abrams became a professor at Cornell University.

This I’m talking in general — not including the number of Romantic texts and seemingly? William Maker – – Idealistic Studies anv 1: Which is to say: Interesting and very thorough history of literary criticism as pertaining to poetry. The Mirror and the Lamp. This question contains spoilers… view spoiler [Can a word or two be said about the biblical allusions in the title of the book ‘The Mirror and the Lamp’? This is a work in which immense effort has been put in, together with an incredible amount of brain power — and it shows.

Abrams involved a bicycle.

M.b.abrams 28, Charlotte Pence rated it it was amazing. If so then it’s a really sorry age, because it means that all ‘non-academic’ writing is incomprehensible.

The Mirror and the Lamp: Romantic Theory and the Critical Tradition

Are Theories of Imagery Theories of Imagination? But there’s much less convincing analysis of the ‘x thought y because of z’ mode, and really A tough one to rate on the star system, unfortunately, since it’s very uneven.

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