The Verbal Icon (Book)

Fitzsimmons, Thomas
August 1954
New Republic;8/9/54, Vol. 131 Issue 6, p20
This article focuses on the book "The Verbal Icon," by W. K. Wimsattt and also on two more of his books. Wimsatt entered the main arena of literary controversy some years ago with his first book "The Intentional Fallacy." With his second book "The Affective Fallacy," he established himself in the field of literary controversy permanently. Together with one other, these two essays make up the opening section of his new collection, "The Verbal Icons." All of his three books are attacks on his critics.


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