A History of Modern Criticism, 1750-1950, Volume 8

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Yale University Press, 1 gen 1955 - 367 pagine
The final volume of René Wellek's monumental history of modern criticism is a comprehensive survey of the main currents of twentieth-century criticism in Western Europe. In this volume, as in the preceding books of the series, Wellek expounds and analyzes the work of the most prominent critics, offering succinct appraisals of his subjects both as individuals and as participants in the broader movements of the century.

Contents
I. French Criticism, 1900-1950
French Classical Criticism in the Twentieth Century
Retrospect: Alain, Rémy de Gourmont
The Nouvelle Revue Française: André Gide, Jacques Rivière, Ramón Fernández, Benjamin Crémiuex, Albert Thibaudet
Marcel Proust
The Catholic Renaissance: Charles Du Bos, Jacques Maritain and Henri Bremond, Paul Claudel
Dada and Surrealism
The Geneva School: Marcel Raymond, Albert Béguin, Georges Poulet
Albert Camus
Jean-Paul Sartre
Paul Valéry
Prospect
II. Italian Criticism, 1900-1950
Benedetto Croce
The Followers of Croce: Luigi Russo, Francesco Flora, Mario Fubini, Attilio Momigliano
The Aestheticians: Giuseppe Antonio Borgese, Alfredo Gargiulo
Critics concerned with English and American literature: Cesare Pavese, Mario Praz, Emilio Cecchi
Italian Marxism: Antonio Gramesci, Giacomo Debenedetti
The Catholic Renaissance: Carlo Bo
The Close Readers: Renato Serra, Giuseppe De Robertis, Cesare De Lollis, Eugenio Montale
III. Spanish Criticism, 1900-1950
Américo Castro
Miguel de Unamuno
Marcelino Menéndez y Pelayo and Ramón Menéndez Pidal
Azorín
Salvador de Madariaga
Jorge Guillén
Dámaso Alonso
José Ortega y Gasset

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Retrospect
22
The Catholic Renaissance
72
Dada and Surrealism
91
Albert Camus
130
Paul Valery
161
Prospect
184
The Followers of Croce
224
The Aestheticians
245
The Catholic Renaissance
290
Americo Castro
306
Azorin
313
Damaso Alonso
322
Jose Ortega y Gasset
330
Index of Names
359
Index of Topics and Terms
367
Copyright

Italian Marxism
275

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