TITLE

Criticism at the Poles

AUTHOR(S)
Kazin, Alfred
PUB. DATE
October 1942
SOURCE
New Republic;10/19/42, Vol. 107 Issue 16, p492
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on contemporary criticism in an interpretation of modern American prose literature. Preoccupation with the importance and function of literature in society; View that the first modern critics in U.S. had been crusaders against Puritanism and materialism; Criticism into a corner of sociology; Focus on an involuntary fanaticism that characterized Marxist criticism; Difficulty to see new traditionalism in the South; Opinion that modern poet has disclaimed social responsibility.
ACCESSION #
14874599

 

Related Articles

  • An Orgy of Talk: Marxism and the Failure of a Master Language in Mike Gold's Jews Without Money. Casale, Frank D. // Pennsylvania Literary Journal;Dec2009, Vol. 1 Issue 2, p7 

    For the majority of the 20th Century, the conventional critical position has been that American Proletarian Fiction was a simple, poorly developed genre, and the prime example of how political commitment can hamstring a writer. One of the central modes of attack on Proletarian Fiction is the...

  • Lineages of Romanian Cultural Protectionism: From the "Great Debate" to the Protochronists. Crowder, Ashby // Balkanistica;2011, Vol. 24, p59 

    The article presents an examination of the Romanian protochronism literary movement of the 1970s and 1980s and explores to what extent the literary movement was an extension of the political debates of the interwar period regarding the future of the country. It argues that the two movements were...

  • Interactional Sociolinguistics: Understanding the Impact of Culture on Interaction. Gumperz, John // Conference Papers -- National Communication Association;2008, p1 

    Interactional sociolinguistics (IS) has its origin in the search for replicable methods of qualitative sociolinguistic analysis that can provide insights into the linguistic and cultural diversity characteristic of today's communicative environments, and document its impact on individuals'...

  • On 'Uh' and 'Uhm' and Some of the Things They are Used to Doing. Schegloff, Emanuel // Conference Papers -- National Communication Association;2008, p1 

    The theme of my talk (most generally put) is that the natural home of language is in talking; that the natural home of talking is in interaction; that talking-in-interaction is the product of describable organizations of practice that we now know something about; that these organizations of...

  • A Marxist Consideration of Durkheim. Bottomore, Tom // Social Forces;Jun81, Vol. 59 Issue 4, p902 

    ABSTRACT The historical relation between Durkheimian and Marxist social theory, as one of "mutual disregard," is indicated. A Marxist criticism of the general orientation of Durkheim's sociology is then outlined, and this is followed by a more detailed critical examination of Durkheim's...

  • The Dialectical Method: Its Application to Social Theory. Ball, Richard A. // Social Forces;Mar79, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p785 

    ABSTRACT This dialectical method is built on the Principles of Expression and Differentiation. The first breaks with both logical and causal analysis, emphasizing relationships within a whole. The second stresses that development is often multilinear and discontinuous. Both principles deny the...

  • Literature under Communism. Magdalena, Dumitrescu Maria // Ovidius University Annals, Series Economic Sciences;2014 Special Issue, Vol. 14, p204 

    During the time when politics was involved in people's personal lives to the highest level, an approach of the communist literature era can not be analyzed independently of the environment in which it was created. So, the present work aimed at the socio-political context of the time and...

  • Post-Marxism in an African Context: The Usability of Antonio Gramsci. Gorlier, Claudio // Research in African Literatures;Fall2002, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p98 

    Discusses the philosophy of Marxism as applied to African literature. Authors who oppose the use of the Marxist philosophy in studying African literature; Fundamental categories from Antonio Gramsci's discussion of African literature.

  • La théorie distanciatrice. Michel, Jean-Luc // Styles of Communication;2011, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p86 

    The theory of distanciation can be embedded within the sciences of information and communication. It provides a model of shaping the phenomena of media reception and actually, of every form of communication based on a continuous variation which is dependent on the functions of distanciation,...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics