The modern writer and his world

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Penguin, 1970 - English literature - 464 pages
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User Review  - stillatim - LibraryThing

Not bad. The section on criticism is very good though: a reminder of what people interested in literature did before we had to spend all our time reading Derrida and Said and Benjamin and so forth. Y'know. When people wrote in complete sentences less than 400 lines in length. Read full review

Review: The Modern Writer and His World: Continuity and Innovation in Twentieth-Century English Literature

User Review  - Martin - Goodreads

A bit dated, but interesting to see the "in progress" criticism of Auden and others. Read full review

Contents

PREFACE TO THE THIRD EDITION
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A Background of Ideas
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Modernity and the Historical Sense
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Copyright

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