| 
  • If you are citizen of an European Union member nation, you may not use this service unless you are at least 16 years old.

  • Whenever you search in PBworks, Dokkio Sidebar (from the makers of PBworks) will run the same search in your Drive, Dropbox, OneDrive, Gmail, and Slack. Now you can find what you're looking for wherever it lives. Try Dokkio Sidebar for free.

View
 

Class 5 Notes

Page history last edited by Alan Liu 1 year, 1 month ago

Preliminary Class Business

 

 

 

       Readings from the New Criticism on our syllabus to date:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


1. Evolving Theory of New Criticism

 

Core Model of New Criticism

 

  • Other materials for discussion:

Alexander Calder mobile

 


2. Practice of New Criticism

 

Story of arrival of the New Criticism in the classroom at Yale U., 1938-41

 

 

   

 

    • Some Yale English Dept. faculty members in the late 1930's-1940's who are relevant to the story (History of the Department):
      • Maynard Mack
      • Louis Martz
      • John Pope
      • Richard Sewald
      • Chauncey Brewster Tinker
      • W. K. Wimsatt,
    •  Cleanth Brooks hired at Yale 1947; Robert Penn Warren hired at Yale 1961

 

Examples of the practical criticism of the New Critics

 

Example of the heritage of New Critical practice

 

Example poem for close reading

 

 

 


 

 

 

Comments (0)

You don't have permission to comment on this page.