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Inclou el nom: Thomas Rhymer

Obres de Thomas Rymer

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Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, and Drama (1995) — Col·laborador, algunes edicions937 exemplars, 7 ressenyes
Shakespeare: Othello (1971) — Col·laborador — 39 exemplars

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Data de naixement
1641
1641 or 1643
Data de defunció
1713-12-14
Gènere
male
Nacionalitat
England
Great Britain
País (per posar en el mapa)
UK
Lloc de naixement
Northallerton, Yorkshire, England, UK
Lloc de defunció
London, England, UK
Professions
literary critic
historiographer

Membres

Ressenyes

Review No. 1 by Paul D. Canaan, University of Minnesota, Duluth.

Review No. 2. This work is still being reprinted today. Here is an excerpt from the 1995 edition by the Routledge/Thoemmes Press:

"The eighteenth century saw an astonishing increase in books about literature. Numerous writers generated fresh interest in critical approaches to literature as well as theories of literature. More and more, literary theorists sought to find new guidelines, precepts, and rules for evaluating and appreciating literary works. The enthusiasm that flourished so conspicuously in the eighteenth century can be traced, of course, to Elizabethan literary criticism, but more immediately to writers of the late seventeenth century, such as John Dryden, Gerard Langbaine, and Thomas Rymer, to mention only three. Shortly afterwards, when Joseph Addison made accessible and popular such concepts as "wit", "judgement", and "taste" in his Spectator essays (1711- 1714), he not only responded to widespread eagerness for literary topics, but encouraged other writers to investigate and to develop such concepts more fully and critically. The texts reprinted in this collection represent the eclecticism as well as the dynamism to be found in the attempts of eighteenth century authors to reach a better understanding of how literature works."… (més)
 
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Obres
10
També de
3
Membres
18
Popularitat
#630,789
Valoració
4.1
Ressenyes
2
ISBN
6