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Published by Stosius Inc/Advent Books Division .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Literary Criticism,
  • Biography/Autobiography

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13176792M
ISBN 108185151504
ISBN 109788185151502
OCLC/WorldCa24855886

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In this clear-sighted and enjoyable book, Cleanth Brooks, acknowledged to be "the best critic of our best novelist," introduces the general reader to Faulkner's most important novels and stories: The Sound and the Fury; As I lay Dying; The Hamlet; Go Down, Moses; Light in August; and Absalom, Absalom! Brooks focuses on theme, character, and plot as well as on Faulkner's world—the fictional 5/5(6). Cleanth Brooks $ - $ American Literature: The Makers and the Making Book d to the Present (American Literature (St Martins)). Cleanth Brooks (–) was an acclaimed American academic specializing in poetry and literary criticism. Much acclaimed for his pre-eminent work The Well-Wrought Urn: Studies in the Structure of Poetry (), he was a pioneer of New Criticism, a method of literary criticism based on the analysis of the language of the literary work itself, rather than the factual circumstances surrounding its creation. Product details Paperback: pages Publisher: Holt Rinehart and Winston; 4th edition (January 2, ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: x x inches Shipping Weight: pounds Customer Reviews: /5(15).

Hailed by critics and scholars as the most valuable study of Faulkner's fiction, Cleanth Brooks's William Faulkner: The Yoknapatawpha Country explores the Mississippi writer's fictional county and the commanding role it played in so much of his work/5. Cleanth Brooks, American teacher and critic whose work was important in establishing the New Criticism, which stressed close reading and structural analysis of literature. Educated at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn., and at Tulane University, New Orleans, Brooks was . Cleanth Brooks, American English educator, writer. Named research professor Bostick Foundation, ; Guggenheim fellow, , 60, senior fellow National Endowment of the Humanities, Member Modern Language Association, Royal Society Literature, American Academy Arts and Sciences, National Academy Arts and Letters, American Philosophical Society, Phi Beta Kapa. Cleanth Brooks is the author of The Well Wrought Urn ( avg rating, ratings, 20 reviews, published ), Understanding Poetry ( avg rating, 1 Home My Books4/5.

Cleanth Brooks is famous for making the interesting claim that the structure of a poem or tragedy is similar to the structure of a kite. In order for a kite to function properly it must include its tail.4/5. Product details Series: Harvest Book Paperback: pages Publisher: Mariner Books; First edition (Febru ) Language: English ISBN ISBN ASIN: Product Dimensions: x x 8 inches Shipping Weight: ounces ( Cited by:   In this clear-sighted and enjoyable book, Cleanth Brooks, acknowledged to be "the best critic of our best novelist," introduces the general reader to Faulkner's most important novels and stories: The Sound and the Fury; As I lay Dying; The Hamlet; Go Down, Moses; Light in August; and Absalom, Absalom! Brooks focuses on theme, character, and plot as well as on Faulkner's w/5. The Well Wrought Urn; studies in the structure of poetry. by Cleanth Brooks and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at