In defense of reading
Reuben Arthur Brower

In defense of reading

a reader's approach to literary criticism.

[1st ed.]

Published by Dutton in New York .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Symbolic landscape in Wordsworth and Yeats / Paul de Man
North of Boston: Frost's poetry of dialogue / William H. Pritchard
Poetry in an age of prose: Arnold and Gray / Neil H. Hertz
The authority of the narrative voice in Paradise lost / Anne Davidson Ferry
The poet-readers of Wallace Stevens / Thomas B. Whitbread
New uses of adversity: tragic experience in The tempest / Stephen Kitay Orgel
King Lear and the theory of the "sight pattern" / Paul J. Alpers
Henry VIII: the conscience of the king / Paul Bertram
Swift and the common reader / Oswald Johnston
Heroic folly: Pope's satiric identity / Thomas R. Edwards, jr.
Generality in Augustan satire / William Youngren
Jane Austen's Emma: the truths and disguises of human disclosure / G. Armour Craig
That way madness lies: nature and human nature in Parkman's La Salle / William R. Taylor
Mark Twain, Jane Austen, and the imagination of society / Richard Poirier.


Dewey Decimal Class 801.9
Library of Congress PR67 .B7

The Physical Object

Pagination 311 p.
Number of pages 311

ID Numbers

Open Library OL5851354M
LC Control Number 62011512
OCLC/WorldCat 2029995
Library Thing 4870871

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