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A vintage creation to the ever-evolving box of recent literary thought, now in an extended and up-to-date edition.Considers 'New Aestheticism' and engages with the tips of 'Post-Theory' includes large publications to extra analyzing, internet and digital assets to make sure the standard of scholars' examine A word list defines key theoretical and demanding phrases features a advisor to appropriate journals  

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Leavis (Gill & Macmillan, Dublin, 1983). MacKillop, I. , F. R. Leavis: A Life in Criticism (Allen Lane, The Penguin Press, Harmondsworth, 1995). Mulhern, Francis, The Moment of ‘Scrutiny’ (Verso, London, 1979). Newton, K. , Interpreting the Text: A Critical Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Literary Interpretation (Harvester Wheatsheaf, Hemel Hempstead, 1990). Norris, Christopher, William Empson and the Philosophy of Literary Criticism (Athlone Press, London, 1978). Parrinder, Patrick, Authors and Authority: English and American Criticism, 1750–1990 (2nd edn, Macmillan, Basingstoke, 1991).

H. Lawrence: Novelist [1955] (Penguin, Harmondsworth, 1964). , 1941). ’ [1937] in The World’s Body [1938] (Kennikat Press, New York, 1964). Richards, I. , Principles of Literary Criticism [1924] (Routledge, London, 2001). Richards, I. , Practical Criticism [1929] (Routledge, London, 1964). Richards, I. , I. A. Richards: Selected Writings 1919–1938, 10 vols, ed. with intro. by John Constable (Routledge, London, 2001). Schorer, Mark, ‘Technique as Discovery’, The Hudson Review (1948). Schorer, Mark, ‘Fiction and the Analogical Matrix’, Kenyon Review (1949).

In a sense, ‘plot’, in this instance, is actually the violation of the expected formal arrangements of incidents. qxd 07/02/2005 14:43 Page 35 . RUSSIAN FORMALISM AND THE BAKHTIN SCHOOL arrangement, Sterne draws attention to plotting itself as a literary object. In this way, Shklovsky is not at all Aristotelian. In the end, a carefully ordered Aristotelian ‘plot’ should give us the essential and familiar truths of human life; it should be plausible and have a certain inevitability. The Formalists, on the other hand, often linked theory of plot with the notion of defamiliarization: the plot prevents us from regarding the incidents as typical and familiar.

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