Theory of literature

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Harcourt, Brace & World, Jun 1, 1956 - Literary Criticism - 374 pages
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A classic of criticism that examines the nature, function, form, and contents of literature. "The most ordered, ranging and purposeful attempt...toward keeping the study of literature at once intelligent and liberal" (New York Times). Index.

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Contents

Preface to the First Edition
7
UJ The Nature of Literature
20
The Function of Literature
29
Copyright

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About the author (1956)

Jerome W. Clinton, Ph.D. Michigan, is Professor of Near Eastern Studies at Princeton University. His publications include two book-length translations of two sections of the Persian national epic, the Shahnameh: The Tragedy of Sohrab and Rostam and In the Dragon's Claws: The Story of Rostam and Esfandiyar.

Austin Warren is a contributor for the following Houghton Mifflin Company Title: Theory of Literature

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