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dc.contributor.author Butler, Glenn W.
dc.date.accessioned 2007-09-24T21:01:12Z
dc.date.available 2007-09-24T21:01:12Z
dc.date.issued 2006-04
dc.identifier.citation Butler, Glenn W. (2006). New Criticism: The Challenger, the Winner, and the Lasting Legacy. Lethbridge Undergraduate Research Journal, 1(1). en
dc.identifier.issn 1718-8482
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10133/455
dc.description.abstract New Criticism emerged in the early twentieth century from a field of literary theory dominated by Marxism and Impressionism; it rejected both of these from its start. In a bold statement of purpose, J.E. Spingarn sketched out the essence of New Criticism when he strongly emphasized the need for literary theory to return to literature as its basis and its particular context, rather than bringing in outside, non-literary interests. Despite some noted New Critics adhering to this principle less consistently than others, New Criticism itself gained adherents quickly and eventually grew to dominate literary theory. en
dc.publisher Lethbridge Undergradulate Research Journal en
dc.subject Twentieth century en
dc.subject Marxism en
dc.subject Impressionism en
dc.title New Criticism:The Challenger, the Winner, and the Lasting Legacy en
dc.type Article en
dc.publisher.faculty University of Lethbridge en
dc.publisher.institution University of Lethbridge en


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