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- DescriptionConsiders why high-profile, public critics, such as William Empson, FRLeavis or Lionel Trilling, become much rarer in the later twentieth century. The author seeks to defend the role of the public critic. He argues against claims that all artistic value is simply relative and subjective.
- Author BiographyRonan McDonald is lecturer in the School of English and American Studies at the University of Reading. His interests include the history of twentieth-century literary criticism, especially its intersections with ideas of 'value'. His recent publications include Tragedy and Irish Literature: Synge, O'Casey, Beckett (2002), The Cambridge Introduction to Samuel Beckett (2006), and a special issue of the Yearbook of English Studies (2005) on 'Irish Writing since 1950'.
- Author(s)Ronan McDonald
- PublisherBloomsbury Publishing PLC
- Date of Publication30/10/2007
- GenreLiterary Criticism
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintContinuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
- Width129 mm
- Height198 mm
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