I. Literary Criticism

  title={I. Literary Criticism},
  author={Grażyna Maria Teresa Branny and J. Gill Holland},
T HE PURPOSE OF THIS GUIDE is to help you write critical essays about books or other literary works. When you write literary criticism, you combine reasoned analysis with your personal evaluation of the work. Literary analysis and book reviews differ from the standard book reports you were assigned in earlier grades. A book report is a mere summary of a work that describes what happened in a text and when. However, in literary criticism and book reviews, you must bring your own critical skills… Expand
Missing Something: A Review Essay on Joseph North’s Literary Criticism: A Concise Political History
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Literary Criticism in the Epistolary Mode
  • Antje Richter
  • The Journal of Epistolary Studies
  • 2019
This paper is an inquiry into the distinct potential of the epistolary voice in literary criticism. What can writers do in letters to address literary matters that other genres do not allow with theExpand
Literary Studies after Postcritique: An Introduction
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British and American New Criticism
For much of the twentieth century, the New Criticism was the dominant method of textual interpretation. Most critics and teachers of literature in college and universities, both in Great Britain andExpand
Introduction to “Cultures of Argument”: The Loose Garments of Argument
  • Pardis Dabashi
  • PMLA/Publications of the Modern Language Association of America
  • 2020
ENTITLED “THE PRESSURE TO INTERVENE: A CASE FOR THE MODEST (Young) Critic” on a panel called Post-critique and the Profession. The purpose of the panel was to encourage us to think about theExpand
The Employment of Metaphor and Simile in Selected Siswati Poetry
  • J. J. Thwala
  • Art
  • IRA International Journal of Education and Multidisciplinary Studies
  • 2019
The focus of this research work on selected descriptive of images refers to the analytic survey of metaphor and simile. They are selected, defined, explained and interpreted. Their significances inExpand
Women’s Literary Culture and the Late Medieval English Canon: Introduction
Over the last three decades medieval women's writing has become a significant focus of scholarly research. Women's literary culture in England in the later Middle Ages, and the influence ofExpand
Love and its Critics: From the Song of Songs to Shakespeare and Milton’s Eden
This book is a history of love and the challenge love offers to the laws and customs of its times and places, as told through poetry from the Song of Songs to John Milton’s Paradise Lost. It is alsoExpand
Reading like economists to reimagine the humanities
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#Ledatoo: The morality of Leda and the Swan in teaching stylistics
The article discusses the morality of W. B. Yeats’ sonnet Leda and the Swan in the context of a widening gap between the sexual mores of earlier times and our own, and whether the poem remains aExpand


Literature: A Student's Guide to Research and Writing
Tells how to select a topic, gather research, take notes, organize one's points, and write and format a report or term paper.