Cover of: Sense and sensibility in twentieth-century writing | Edited by Brom Weber. With a pref. by Harry T. Moore.

Sense and sensibility in twentieth-century writing

a gathering in memory of William Van O'Connor.

Published by Southern Illinois University Press in Carbondale .
Written in English.

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Table of Contents

The state and future of criticism: The continuing need for criticism, by M. Krieger. The double truth of modern poetic criticism, by E. Miner.
Writers of Europe and Africa: John Fowles's The magus, by M. Bradbury. An African tragedy of hubris; Thomas Mofolo's Chaka, by A. Gérard. Demonic strategies; The birthday party, and The firebugs, by R. B. Heilman.
American writers: The upward path; notes on the work of Katherine Anne Porter, by H. Baker. The way to read Gatsby, by R. Foster. Mark Twain among the malefactors, by L. Leary. The Pisan cantos, the form of survival, by W. Sutton.
Poetry and fiction, materials for criticism: How distant, by P. Larkin. Indomitable city, London 1943-1946, by V. d. S. Pinto. Cockfight in Milo, by K. Shapiro. On the heights of grief, That old new year, and, Who'll be like you? By L. Unger. Bad year, bad war; New Year's card, by R. P. Warren. A centenary ode inscribed to Little Crow, leader of the Sioux rebellion in Minnesota, Northern pike, A way to make a living, and, A summer memory in the crowded city, by J. Wright.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Crosscurrents/modern critiques


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PR403 .S4

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xvi, 174 p.
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