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Prismatic Color: Marianne Moore and the Visual Arts
Within the context of Pound/Eliot modernism Moore necessarily becomes eccentric and even inscrutable, for Symbolism, Imagism and the "mythical method" fail to explain her syllabic verse, her fervent morality and her ...
FIGURES IN THE CARPET: THE EKPHRASTIC TRADITION IN THE REALISTIC NOVEL
A prevailing trend in contemporary novel theory criticism is the attempt to free the term "realism" from its static association with the fin de siecle movement which has led, in its extreme examples, to a kind of fictional ...
THE VIOLENCE WITHIN AND WITHOUT: IMAGINATION AND REALITY IN THE NOVEL
In response to the paradox implicit in the phrase "realistic fiction," critics have frequently posited that an oppositional structure is an identifying characteristic of the genre. My approach, developed in two theoretical ...
SCIENCE, POETRY, FREE PLAY
The felt antithesis between science and poetry has a long history. Almost every major theorist of literature, from Sidney through Arnold to Cleanth Brooks, has defined literature in contradistinction to science. This ...
AN AESTHETICS FOR COMEDY