The Cambridge history of literary criticism.

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Table of Contents:
  • v. 1. Classical criticism / edited by George A. Kennedy (c1989).
  • 1. Early Greek views of poets and poetry / Gregory Nagy
  • 2. Language and meaning in Archaic and Classical Greece / George A. Kennedy
  • 3. Plato and poetry / G.R.F. Ferrari
  • 4. Aristotle's poetics / Stephen Halliwell
  • 5. The evolution of a theory of artistic prose / George A. Kennedy
  • 6. Hellenistic literary and philosophical scholarship / George A. Kennedy and Doreen C. Innes
  • 7. The growth of literature and criticism at Rome / Elaine Fantham
  • 8. Augustan critics / Doreen C. Innes
  • 9. Latin criticism of the Early Empire / Elaine Fantham
  • 10. Greek criticism of the Empire / Donald A. Russell
  • 11. Christianity and criticism / George A. Kennedy. v. 2. The Middle Ages / edited by Alastair Minnis and Ian Johnson (c2005).
  • I. The liberal arts and the arts of Latin textuality.
  • 1. Grammatica and literary theory / Martin Irvine with David Thomson
  • 2. The arts of poetry and prose / J.J. Murphy
  • 3. The arts of letter-writing / Ronald G. Witt
  • 4. The arts of preaching / Siegfried Wenzel.
  • II. The study of classical authors.
  • 5. From late Antiquity to the twelfth century / Winthrop Wetherbee
  • 6. From the twelfth century to c. 1450 / Vincent Gillespie.
  • III. Textual psychologies : imagination, memory, pleasure.
  • 7. Medieval imagination and memory / Alastair Minnis
  • 8. The profits of pleasure / Glending Olson.
  • IV. Vernacular critical traditions : the early middle ages.
  • 9. Medieval Irish literary theory and criticism / Patrick Sims-Williams and Erich Poppe
  • 10. Anglo-Saxon textual attitudes / Ananya Jahanara Kabir
  • 11. Literary theory and practice in early-medieval Germany / John L. Flood
  • 12. Literary criticism in Welsh before c.1300 / Marged Haycock
  • 13. Criticism and literary theory in Old Norse-Icelandic / Margaret Clunies Ross.
  • V. Vernacular critical traditions : the late middle ages.
  • 14. Latin commentary tradition and vernacular literature / Ralph Hanna, Tony Hunt, R.G. Keightley, Alastair Minnis and Nigel F. Palmer
  • 15. Vernacular literary consciousness c. 1100
  • c. 1500 : French, German and English evidence / Kevin Brownlee, Tony Hunt, Ian Johnson, Alastair Minnis and Nigel F. Palmer
  • 16. Occitan grammars and the art of troubadour poetry / Simon Gaunt and John Marshall
  • 17. Literary theory and polemic in Castile, c. 1200-c. 1500 / Julian Weiss
  • 18. Literary criticism in Middle High German literature / Nigel F. Palmer
  • 19. Later literary criticism in Wales / Gruffydd Aled Williams.
  • VI. Latin and vernacular in Italian literary theory.
  • 20. Dante Alighieri : experimentation and (self- ) exegesis / Zygmunt G. Barański
  • 21. The Epistle to Can Grande / Zygmunt G. Barański
  • 22. The Trecento commentaries on Dante's Commedia / Steven Botterill
  • 23. Latin and vernacular from Dante to the age of Lorenzo (1321 -c. 1500) / Martin McLaughlin
  • 24. Humanist views on the study of Italian poetry in the early Italian Renaissance / David Robey
  • 25. Humanist criticism of Latin and vernacular prose / Martin McLaughlin.
  • VII. Byzantine literary theory and criticism. 26. Byzantine criticism and the uses of literature / Thomas M. Conley. v. 3. The Renaissance / edited by Glyn P. Norton (c1999).
  • [I] Reading and interpretation : an emerging discourse of poetics.
  • 1. Theories of language / Richard Waswo
  • 2. Renaissance exegesis / Michel Jeanneret
  • 3. Evangelism and Erasmus / Marjorie O'Rourke Boyle
  • 4. The assimilation of Aristotle's Poetics in sixteenth-century Italy / Daniel Javitch
  • 5. Horace in the sixteenth century : commentators into critics / Ann Moss
  • 6. Cicero and Quintilian / John O. Ward.
  • [II]. Poetics.
  • I. Humanist classifications
  • 7. Humanist classifications of poetry among the arts and sciences / William J. Kennedy
  • 8. Theories of poetry : Latin writers / Ann Moss
  • II. The rediscovery and transmission of materials
  • 9. Literary imitation in the sixteenth century : writers and readers, Latin and French / Ann Moss
  • 10. Petrarchan poetics / William J. Kennedy
  • 11. Translatio and translation in the Renaissance : from Italy to France / Valerie Worth-Stylianou
  • 12. Invention / Ullrich Langer
  • III. Rhetorical poetics
  • 13. Humanist education / Ann Moss
  • 14. Second rhetoric and the grands rhétoriqueurs / Robert Griffin
  • 15. The rhetoric of presence : art, literature, and illusion / Franc̜ois Rigolot
  • 16. The paradoxical sisterhood : 'ut pictura poesis' / Chrisopher Braider
  • 17. Conceptions of style / Debora Shuger
  • 18. Sir Philip Sidney's An apology for poetry / Wesley Trimpi
  • 19. Aristotle, Horace, and Longinus : the conception of reader response / Nicholas Cronk
  • IV. Literary forms
  • 20. Italian epic theory / Daniel Jacitch
  • 21. The lyric / Roland Greene
  • 22. Renaissance theatre and the theory of tragedy / Timothy J. Reiss
  • 23. Elizabethan theatrical genres and literary theory / George K. Hunter
  • 24. Defining comedy in the seventeenth century : moral sense and theatrical sensibility / G.J. Mallinson
  • 25. Dialogue and discussion in the Renaissance / David Marsh
  • 26. The essay as criticism / Floyd Gray
  • 27. The genres of epigram and emblem / Daniel Russell
  • 28. Humour and satire in the Renaissance / Anne Lake Prescott.
  • [III]. Theories or prose fiction
  • 29. Theories of prose fiction in England : 1558-1700 / Paul Salzman
  • 30. Theories of prose fiction in sixteenth-century France / Glyn P. Norton
  • 31. Seventeenth-century theories of the novel in France : writing and reading the truth / G.J. Mallinson
  • 32. Theories of prose fiction and poetics in Italy : novella and romanzo (1525-1596) / Glyn P. Norton with Marga Cottino-Jones.
  • [IV]. Contexts of criticism : metropolitan culture and socio-literary environments
  • 33. Criticism and the metropolis : Tudor-Stuart London / Lawrence Manley
  • 34. Criticism in the city : Lyons and Paris / Timothy Hampton
  • 35. Culture, imperialism, and humanist criticism in the Italian city-states / Diana Robin
  • 36. German-speaking centres and institutions / James A. Parente, Jr.
  • 37. Courts and patronage / Michael Schoenfeldt
  • 38. Rooms of their own : literary salons in seventeenth-century France / Joan DeJean
  • 39. Renaissance printing and the book trade / George Hoffmann.
  • [V]. Voices of dissent
  • 40. The Ciceronian controversy / John Nonfasani
  • 41. Reorganizing the encyclopaedia : Vives and Ramus on Aristotle and the scholastics / Martin Elsky
  • 42. The rise of the vernaculars / Richard Waswo
  • 43. Ancients and moderns : France / Terence Cave
  • 44. Women as auctores in early modern Europe / Elizabeth Guild.
  • [VI]. Structures of thought.
  • 45. Renaissance Neoplatonism / Michael J.B. Allen
  • 46. Cosmography and poetics / Fernand Hallyn
  • 47. Natural philosophy and the 'new science' / Ann Blair
  • 48. Stoicism and Epicureanism : philosophical revival and literary repercussions / Jill Kraye
  • 49. Calvinism and post-Tridentine developments / Catherine Randall
  • 50. Port-Royal and Jansenism / Richard Parish.
  • [VII]. Neoclassical issues : beauty, judgement, persuasion, polemics.
  • 51. Combative criticism : Jonson, Milton, and classical literary criticism in England / Colin Burrow
  • 52. The rhetorical ideal in France / Hugh M. Davidson
  • 53. Cartesian aesthetics / Timothy J. Reiss
  • 54. Principles of judgement : probability, decorum, taste, and the je ne sais quoi / Michael Moriarty
  • 55. Longinus and the sublime / John Logan.
  • [VIII]. A survey of national developments.
  • 56. Seventeenth-century English literary criticism : classical values, English texts and contexts / Joshua Scodel
  • 57. French criticism in the seventeenth century / Michael Moriarty
  • 58. Literary-critical developments in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Italy / Marga Cottino-Jones
  • 59. Cultural commentary in seventeenth-century Spain : literary theory and textual practice / Marina Brownlee
  • 60. The German-speaking countries / Peter Skrine
  • 61. The low countries / Theo Hermans. v. 4. The eighteenth century / edited by H.B. Nisbet and Claude Rawson (c1997).
  • [I]. Introduction : criticism and tradition.
  • 1. The institution of criticism in the eighteenth century / Douglas Lane Patey
  • 2. Ancients and moderns / Douglas Lane Patey.
  • [II]. Genres.
  • 3. Poetry, 1660-1740 / James Sambrook
  • 4. Poetry, after 1740 / William Keach
  • 5. Drama, 1660-1740 / Maximillian E. Novak
  • 6. Drama, after 1740 / John Osborne
  • 7. Prose fiction : France / English Showalter
  • 8. Prose fiction : Great Britain / Michael McKeon
  • 9. Prose fiction : Germany and the Netherlands / C.W. Schoneveld
  • 10. Historiography / Michel Baridon
  • 11. Biography and autobiography / Felicity A. Nussbaum
  • 12. Criticism and the rise of periodical literature / James Basker.
  • [III]. Language and style.
  • 13. Theories of language / Nicholas Hudson
  • 14. The contributions of rhetoric to literary criticism / George A. Kennedy
  • 15. Theories of style / Pat Rogers
  • 16. Generality and particularity / Leo Damrosch
  • 17. The sublime / Jonathan Lamb.
  • [IV]. Themes and movements.
  • 18. Sensibility and literary criticism / John Mullan
  • 19. Women and literary criticism / Terry Castle
  • 20. Primitivism / Maximillian E. Novak
  • 21. Medieval revival and the Gothic / Peter Sabor
  • 22. Voltaire, Diderot, Rousseau and the Encyclopédie / Charles A. Porter
  • 23. German literary theory from Gottsched to Goethe / Klaus L. Berghahn
  • 24. The Scottish enlightenment / Joan H. Pittock
  • 25. Canons and canon formation / Jan Gorak.
  • [V]. Literature and other disciplines.
  • 26. Literature and philosophy / Susan Manning
  • 27. The psychology of literary creation and literary response / James Sambrook
  • 28. Taste and aesthetics: (i) Shaftesbury and Addison : criticism and the public taste / David Marshall
  • (ii) The rise of aesthetics from Baumgarten to Humboldt / Hans Reiss
  • 29. Literature and the other arts: (i) Ut pictura poesis / David Marshall
  • (ii) The picturesque / David Marshall
  • (iii) Literature and music / Dean Mace
  • (iv) Parallels between the arts / Dean Mace
  • 30. Classical scholarship and literary criticism / Glenn W. Most
  • 31. Biblical scholarship and literary criticism / Marcus Walsh
  • 32. Science and literary criticism / Michael Baridon. v. 5. Romanticism / edited by Marshall Brown (c2000).
  • 1. Classical standards in the period / Paul H. Fry
  • 2. Innovation and modernity / Alfredo De Paz (trans. Albert Sbragia)
  • 3. The French revolution / David Simpson
  • 4. Transcendental philosophy and romantic criticism / David Simpson
  • 5. Nature / Helmut J. Schneider
  • 6. Scientific models / Joel Black
  • 7. Religion and literature / E.S. Shaffer
  • 8. Language theory and the art of understanding / Kurt Mueller-Vollmer
  • 9. The transformation of rhetoric / David Wellbery
  • 10. Romantic irony / Gary Handwerk
  • 11. Theories of genre / Tilottma Rajan
  • 12. Theory of the novel / Marshall Brown
  • 13. The impact of Shakespeare / Jonathan Arac
  • 14. The vocation of criticism and the crisis of the republic of letters / Jon Klancher
  • 15. Women, gender and literary criticism / Theresa M. Kelley
  • 16. Literary history and historicism / David Perkins
  • 17. Literature and the other arts / Herbert Lindenberger. v. 6. The nineteenth century, c. 1830-1914 / edited by M.A.R. Habib (c2013).
  • I. Literary criticism as an institution. 1. Contexts and conditions of criticism 1830-1914 / Joanne Shattock
  • 2. Literary studies and the academy / David Goldie
  • 3. Women and literary criticism / Kimberly VanEsveld Adams.
  • II. National developments in literary criticism. 4. Literature and nationalism / Julia M. Wright
  • 5. Germany : from restoration to consolidation : Classical and Romantic legacies / Willi Goetschel
  • 6. France : the continuing debate over Classicism / Allen H. Pasco
  • 7. England : Romantic legacies / Stephen Prockett
  • 8. England : literature and culture / James Najarian
  • 9. Literary nationalism and US Romantic aesthetics / David Van Leer
  • 10. Russia : literature and society / Edith W. Clowes.
  • III. Critical movments and patterns of influence. 11. Literary autonomy : the growth of a modern concept / Harold Schweizer
  • 12. Hegel's aesthetics and their influence / M.A.R. Habib
  • 13. Marx, Engels and early Marxist criticism / Macdonald Daly. IV. Later nineteenth-century developments : realism, naturalism, symbolism and decadence. 14. Realism, Naturalism, and Symbolism in France / Rosemary Lloyd
  • 15. Symbolism and Realism in Germany / Martin Swales
  • 16. Nineteeth-century British critics of Realism / Elaine Freedgood
  • 17. American literary Realism / Carol J. Singley 18. Decadence and fin de siècle / Ray Furness
  • 19. The avant-garde in early twentieth-century Europe / Roger Cardinal.
  • V. Some major critics of the period. 20. Charles-Augustin Sainte-Beuve (1804-1869) / Wolf Lepenies
  • 21. Hippolyte Taine (1828-1893) / Hilary S. Nias
  • 22. Francesco De Sanctis (1817-1883) / Renate Holub
  • 23. Matthew Arnold (1822-1888) / Clinton Machann
  • 24. Henry James (1843-1916) / Donald Stone
  • 25. Georg Brandes (1842-1927) / Poul Houe. VI. Genre criticism. 26. Theories of genre / Steven Monte
  • 27. Theories of the novel / Nocholas Dames
  • 28. Theories of poetry / John D. Kerkering
  • 29. Theories of drama / John Osborne. VII. Literature and other disciplines. 30. Literary criticism and models of science / Gregory Moore
  • 31. Literature and the arts / Beth S. Wright
  • 32. Biblical scholarship and literary criticism / David Lyle Jeffrey. v. 7. Modernism and the new criticism / edited by A. Walton Litz, Louis Menard, and Lawrence Rainey (c2000).
  • [I]. The Modernists. 1. T.S. Eliot / Louis Menand
  • 2. Ezra Pound / A. Walton Litz and Lawrence Rainey
  • 3. Gertrude Stein / Steven Meyer
  • 4. Virginia Woolf / Maria DiBattista
  • 5. Wyndham Lewis / Vincent Sherry
  • 6. W.B. Yeats / Lucy McDiarmid
  • 7/. The Harlem Renaissance / Michael North.
  • [II]. The new critics. 8. I.A. Richards / Paul H. Fry
  • 9. The southern new critics / Mark Jancovich
  • 10. William Empson / Michael Wood
  • 11. R.P. Blackmur / Michael Wood
  • 12. Kenneth Burke / Eugene Goodheart
  • 13. Yvor Winters / Donald Davie.
  • [III]. The critic and the institutions of culture. 14. Criticism and the academy / Wallace Martin
  • 15. The critic and society, 1900-1950 / Morris Dickstein
  • 16. The British 'man of letters' and the rise of the professional / Josephine M. Guy and Ian Small
  • 17. F.R. Leavis / Michael Bell
  • 18. Lionel Trilling / Harvey Teres
  • 19. Poet-critics / Lawrence Lipking
  • 20. Criticism of fiction / Michael Levenson. v. 8. From formalism to poststructuralism / edited by Raman Selden (c1995).
  • 1. Russian formalism / Peter Steiner
  • [I]. Structuralism : its rise, influence and aftermath. 2. Structuralism of the Prague School / Lubomír Dolez̆el
  • 3. The linguistic model and its applications / Derek Attridge
  • 4. Semiotics / Stephen Bann
  • 5. Narratology / Gerald Prince
  • 6. Roland Barthes / Annette Lavers
  • 7. Deconstruction / Richard Rorty
  • 8. Structuralist and poststructuralist psychoanalytic and Marxist theories / Celia Britton.
  • [II]. Reader-oriented theories of interpretation. 9. Hermeneutics / Rovert Holub
  • 10. Phenomenology / Robert Holub
  • 11. Reception theory : school of Constance / Robert Holub
  • 12. Speech act theory and literary studies / Peter J. Rabinowitz
  • 13. Other reader-oriented theories / Peter J. Rabinowitz. v. 9. Twentieth-century historical, philosophical and psychological perspectives / edited by Christa Knellwolf and Christopher Norris (c2001).
  • Introduction / Christa Knellwolf and Christopher Norris
  • I. History. 1. Historicism and historical criticism / Paul Hamilton
  • 2. Literary criticism and the history of ideas / Timothy Bahti
  • 3. Cultural materialism / John Drakkakis
  • 4. New historicism / Duncan Salkeld
  • 5. Fascist politics and literary criticism / Ortwin De Graef, Dirk De Geest and Eveline Vanfraussen.
  • II. Marxism and post-Marxism. 6. Marxism and literary criticism / Alex Callinicos
  • 7. Marxism and poststructuralism / Michael Ryan
  • 8. Adorno and the early Frankfurt School / Andrew Edgar
  • 9. The 'German-French' debate : critical theory, hermeneutics and deconstruction / Andrew Bowie
  • 10. Post-war Italian intellectual culture : from Marxism to cultural studies / Renate Holum.
  • III. From cultural poetics to cultural studies. 11. Mikhail Bakhtin : historical becoming in language, literature and culture / Ken Hirschkop
  • 12. Cultural studies / Chris Weedon
  • 13. Literature and the institutional context in Britain / Gary Day.
  • IV. Psychoanalytic approaches. 14. Literary criticism and psychoanalytic positions / Rainer Emig
  • V. Gender and sexuality. 15. The history of feminist criticism / Christa Knellwolf
  • 16. Feminism and deconstruction / Diane Elam
  • 17. Gay, lesbian, bisexual, queer and transgender criticism / Joseph Bristow.
  • VI. Colonialism, post-coloniality, nation and race. 18. Post-colonial theory / Firdous Azim
  • 19. African American literary history and criticism / Simon Lee-Pierce
  • 20. Anthropological criticism / Brian Coates.
  • VII. Modernity and postmodernism. 21. Modernism, modernity, modernisation / Robert Holub
  • 22. Postmodernism / Patricia Waugh.
  • VIII. Philosophy, aesthetics and literary criticism. 23. Words and things in phenomenology and existentialism / Clive Cazeaux
  • 24. Criticism, aesthetics and analytic philosophy / Peter LaMarque
  • 25. Italian idealism / Stephen Moller
  • 26. Spanish and Spanish American poetics and criticism / Manuel Barbeito Varela
  • 27. American neopragmatism and its background / Dan Latimer
  • 28. Ethics and literary criticism / Geoffrey Galt Harpham.
  • IX. Interdisciplinary approaches. 29 Literature and theology / Kevin Mills
  • 30. Literary theory, science and philosophy of science / Christopher Norris.