Citations with the tag: CRITICISM
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- The give-and-take of criticism.
Taibbi, Robert // Current Health 2; Apr93, Vol. 19 Issue 8, p19
Provides guidelines on handling criticisms. Giving criticism; Taking criticisms; Feeling hurt when criticized; Development of the ability to be sensitive to one's and others' feelings and to appreciate different points of view.
- Good ways to say bad things.
Gerstenzang, P. // Cosmopolitan; Dec91, Vol. 211 Issue 6, p90
No abstract available.
- The poetics of Orpheus: The text and a study of `Orpheus His Journey to Hell.'
DeNeef, A.L. // Studies in Philology; Winter92, Vol. 89 Issue 1, p20
Discusses Orpheus' various roles as seen as narrative attempts to isolate and delineate the distinct functions of literature itself and states that most of the Orphic myth stories serve as vehicles by which Renaissance poets thought creativity and analytically about their craft. Culminating...
- Encounters of the third kind in stage-directions in Elizabethan and Jacobean drama.
Hammond, A. // Studies in Philology; Winter92, Vol. 89 Issue 1, p71
States that both of the assumptions often made about stage-directions are wrong, and presents a third assumption. The two assumptions; Why the author feels they are wrong; Opinion that there has been little analytical discussion of stage-directions on where editors have gone wrong; Kinds of...
- The limits of parody in `The Country Wife.'
Thompson, P. // Studies in Philology; Winter92, Vol. 89 Issue 1, p100
Argues that a major force behind diverse interpretations in `The Country Wife,' is Wycherley's ambivalent approach to the myth of a sexual fall and its historical recapitulation in carnal witchcraft. Myth of sexual fall is a heretical interpretation of Genesis; Women in `The Country Wife' are...
- Constructive criticism is critical to relationship.
Thompson, P. // Supervision; Aug90, Vol. 51 Issue 8, p9
Presents information on the importance of criticism. Tips on delivering criticism; The golden rule of criticism.
- Ten men and a sacred prostitute: The psychology of sex in the Cambridge edition of The Lost Girl.
Balbert, P. // Twentieth Century Literature; Winter90, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p381
Discusses the Cambridge edition of Lawrence's `The Lost Girl,' focusing on the psychology of sex. Why the novel has not initiated prolonged discussion; Reasons that the author praises this edition; Problems with the edition; Sexual themes; Examples.
- Male heterosexuality in Hawkes's The Passion Artist.
Murphy, P.F. // Twentieth Century Literature; Winter90, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p403
Discusses the radical theory of male sexuality presented in John Hawke's fiction from 1970-1981. `The sex triad'; Affected directly by the feminist movement; Fiction examines issues such as domination/submission, father-daughter incest, and pornography; Honest and vivid portrayal of one man's...
- The Philosopher's Stone and Durrell's psychological vision in Monsieur and Livia.
Raper, J.R. // Twentieth Century Literature; Winter90, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p419
Attempts to answer the question `What sort of treasure?' which may be the central mystery of the series of novels entitled `The Avignon Quintet,' by Lawrence Durrell. Importance of comprehending the pattern of the forest itself; What Blanford calls the Philosopher's Stone; Organic process of...
- Child murder and incest in American Drama.
Hays, P.L. // Twentieth Century Literature; Winter90, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p434
Discusses the frequent use of the symbolic action of a child murder and the various suggestions of incest in American drama. Works cited include `Abortion Desire Under the Elms,' `Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?' and `Buried Child'; Infanticide as a brutal plot device; Child murder used to...
- The midday topos in Mrs. Dalloway.
Hofferber, M. // Twentieth Century Literature; Winter90, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p449
Discusses the midday topos and its exploitation in Virginia Woolf's novel `Mrs. Dalloway.' Every noonscape is exploited to the fullest as an unstated referent; Intended as a signal for the portentousness of what is about to happen; Solar effectsof the midday; How topos serves as a...
- `Marion of the bountiful bosoms': Molly Bloom and the nightmare of history.
Callow, H.C. // Twentieth Century Literature; Winter90, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p464
Presents a critical approach to the character of Molly Bloom and how she fulfills a conventional role as a housewife, mother, and sex object. Reasons she has not been given credit for her motherly and domestic achievements; Cited works include `Ulysses'; Issue of her promiscuity; Molly's...
- Bloom in purgatory: `Sirens' and Purgatorio II.
Sicari, S. // Twentieth Century Literature; Winter90, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p477
Compares the character of Bloom to those in the `Odyssey' and Dante's `Purgatorio II,' and states that Bloom is better understood as a purgatorial, rather than an infernal, figure. Parallels; The sirens' songs; Ellman's and Joyce's uses; More.
- Handling criticism.
Anderson, Kare // Broadcast Engineering; May98, Vol. 40 Issue 5, p104
Offers advice on responding to criticism. Recognizing the criticism; Looking for the positive intent; Learning how personalities clash.
- Productive criticism.
Anderson, Kare // OfficePro; Oct97, Vol. 57 Issue 8, p4
Presents advice on how to handle criticism. Criticism of the action and not the person; Importance of giving specific and detailed examples that warrant the criticism; Offer of suggestions on what the person can do to improve; Criticizing honestly and straightforwardly.
- English in crisis? (2).
Small, I.; Guy, J. // Essays in Criticism; Jul90, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p185
Examines recent debates about the `theory industry.' Looks at various contemporary critical theories; The quasi-scientific authority claimed for theory; The divorce between theory as an abstract or general explanation and its usefulness in practice; The failure of different theories to engage...
- Pinter's Freudian homecoming.
Small, I.; Guy, J. // Essays in Criticism; Jul91, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p189
Presents a critical opinion by M.W. Rowe concerning `The Homecoming' and questions who the characters are and why do they behave the way they do. Esslin's responses; Erotic life; Dialogue examples.
- Chaucer's game in the `Pardoner's Tale.'
Dillon, J. // Essays in Criticism; Jul91, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p208
Examines `The Pardoner's Tale' from William Chaucer's `Canterbury Tales.' The intervention of the audience; Chaucer's `game'; Audience response; `The Physicians Tale'; The purpose of the Pardoner.
- The integrity of Eliot.
Schmidt, A.V.C. // Essays in Criticism; Jul91, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p222
Discusses Eliot's belief (or unbelief) of the individual and uses this belief to discuss his thought and art during the years 1925-1939. `The Hollow Men'; `The Idea of Christian Society'; `The Dry Salvages'; `The Criterion'; `Animula'; `Ash-Wednesday'; More.
- Wallace Stevens and the King James Bible.
Cook, E. // Essays in Criticism; Jul91, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p240
Discusses Wallace Stevens' two sides: the mischievous, sometimes iconoclastic side, and the side that yearns for the sublime and feels the force for ancient words. Knowledge of the language of the English language of the English Bible; Frequency of Biblical allusion; Question of the just and...
- Henry James, war and witchcraft.
Poole, A. // Essays in Criticism; Oct91, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p291
States that Henry James was not only telling the story of his life, but also diagnosing a collective threat and dramatizing a collective need. Discussion of James' writings; More.
- Poison gas and the poetry of war.
Spear, H.D.; Summergill, S.A. // Essays in Criticism; Oct91, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p308
Discusses the use of poison gas in World War I and the letters, poems, stories and other writings about it. Soldiers' fascination with the gas; Emotions of the authors; Metaphors; More.
- Pitirim A. Sorokin: A forerunner to Solzhenitsyn.
Christensen, Bryce J. // Modern Age; Fall96, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p383
Features Russian emigre sociologist Pitirim A. Sorokin. Comparison with Russian writer Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn; Sorokin's warning regarding the American culture's loss of the ideation values; Cultural decay in the Western world.
- Carrot & Stick.
Christensen, Bryce J. // Vegetarian Times; Nov96, Issue 231, p18
Rates the works of different persons and organizations. Representative Pat Robert's shooting a vegetarian; Miss Manners wise advice to vegetarians; Food and Consumer Service division of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's replacement for meat; Carl Blackwell's claims about veal calves.
- Do It or Dorrit.
Yeazell, R.B. // Novel: A Forum on Fiction; Fall91, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p33
Discusses the themes and meanings created by novelist Charles Dickens in his 1855 book, `Little Dorrit.' Dicken's best critic of that period, Flora Finching, and her thoughts on the novel; `Little Dorrit' frustrates any attempts to trace human acts to single determining origins; Dickens'...
- Gendered Labor, the Woman Writer and Dorothy Richardson.
Levy, A. // Novel: A Forum on Fiction; Fall91, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p50
Examines how many examples of recent British magazines and novels depict respectable female characters crossing over from the reproductive domains of their households, husbands and families to the productive domains of the working world. Excerpts from `The Pall Mall Magazine,' `The Young Woman,'...
- Pretending in ''Penelope": Masquerade, Mimicry, and Molly Bloom.
Devlin, K. // Novel: A Forum on Fiction; Fall91, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p71
Examines feminist theories surrounding the concept of female masquerade as portrayed by the character of Molly Bloom in James Joyce's book, `Ulysses,' and how the concept of women doing and undoing ideological gender acts. Feminists Joan Reviere, Mary Ann Doane and Carole-Anne Tyler; Cheryl...
- The writers of wrong.
McInerney, J. // Esquire; Jul89, Vol. 112 Issue 1, p104
An essay describing how literary critics Jonathan Yardley of `The Washington Post', John Wolcott of `Vanity Fair', Michiko Kakutani of `The New York Times', and James Atlas of `Atlantic' are youth-bashing a variety of new authors in a traditional practice among critics. Presents examples of...
- Writing an effective manuscript review.
Waser, Nickolas M.; Price, Mary V. // BioScience; Sep92, Vol. 42 Issue 8, p621
Gives advice on writing an effective manuscript review. The suggestions complement those of Rosenzweig et al. (1988) and Gaugler and Freckman (1990). A nonconfrontational attitude; Specific tips; Be bold; Advice to authors; Action items.
- Makers, breakers, and appreciators.
Andreae, Christopher // Christian Science Monitor; 10/7/99, Vol. 91 Issue 219, p22
Discusses the role of critics in the arts. INSET: A model critic and a model, too..
- Critical literacy and postcolonial praxis: A Freirian perspective.
McLaren, Peter // College Literature; Oct92-Feb93, Vol. 19/20 Issue 3/1, p7
Examines the relationship between language, experience and historical agency to works in critical literacy and pedagogy. Works of Paulo Freire; Imbrication of language, experience and power in theory; Reproduction of power relationship through use of language; Poststructuralist attitude to...
- Brothers under the skin: Achebe on Heart of Darkness.
Fleming, Bruce // College Literature; Oct92-Feb93, Vol. 19/20 Issue 3/1, p90
Contends that Chinua Achebe and Joseph Conrad are guilty of using a definition of one group through unequal reference to another. Essentializing of Africa in Conrad's `Heart of Darkness'; Essentializing of Europe in Achebe's `Things Fall Apart'; A temporality in Achebe's criticism of Conrad;...
- Privacy, publicity, and the discourse of Canadian criticism.
Lecker, Robert // Essays on Canadian Writing; Winter93/Spring94, Issue 51/52, p32
Discusses the state of literary criticism in Canada. Canadian criticism as a private affair; Introduction of European theory to English curricula; Industrialization of Canadian literature; Effects of the politics of professionalism; Identification of literary difference.
- Profit from criticism.
St. John, W.D. // Personnel Journal; Jul90, Vol. 69 Issue 7, p30
Scrutinizes the ability to accept and profit from constructive criticism on the job. Why competent people are criticized; Ability to profit is fundamental to a manager's success; Principles and techniques for accepting and learning from criticism.
- Columbia was on the right track, but success got derailed by greed.
St. John, W.D. // Modern Healthcare; 08/11/97, Vol. 27 Issue 32, p48
Editorial. Dicusses the views of the Democratic Representative Fortney Stark, critic of the Columbia/HCA Healthcare Corporation. Factors which attributed to problems encountered by the Healthcare Corporation; Charges made against the company; Why Columbia failed in the management of the company.
St. John, W.D. // Middle East Reporter (Daily Edition); 5/24/2010, Vol. 191 Issue 4858, p11
The article reports on the writer's criticism concerning the contradictory statements made by the Egyptian officials on how to deal with the issue of Nile water.
- The province of the post-colonists.
Shapiro, Ron // Quadrant Magazine; Jan/Feb97, Vol. 41 Issue 1/2, p96
Argues for greater sense of openness with less confusion in reviewing post-colonial literary works of Australia. Comments on the post colonial theory; Example of post-colonial contribution; Objection to certain species of literary criticism.
- Critics checklist.
Shapiro, Ron // Variety; 05/26/97, Vol. 367 Issue 4, p18
Presents a directory of critics in the United States and Great Britain. Includes Adams from the `New York Post'; Andrew from London, England; Banas from WPNA Radio Chicago, Illinois.
- The devil's reading list.
Cox, Stephen // Raritan; Fall96, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p97
Reviews the books which the author feels should be part of the countercanon or the opposite of the canon of literature. Includes Mikhail Bulgakov's novel `The Master and Margarita'; `The Truth About the Titatic,' by Colonel Gracie; `The Lair of the White Worn,' by Bram Stoker; `The Boiled...
- Answer to Farrer: All is right with the word as Laguna notion speak for themselves.
Farrer, Claire // American Indian Quarterly; Spring90, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p161
Focuses on the author's response to Claire R. Farrer's criticism of a scene from his article `Ceremony' (Silko 1977) which was published by the `American Indian Quarterly.'
- Slack Esprit.
Farrer, Claire // New Scientist; 2/5/94, Vol. 141 Issue 1911, p11
Reports on the publication of a detailed criticism of the program Esprit by the European Commission's Court of Auditors. Slowness of payments made by Esprit to research partners; Recommendations.
- Constructive criticism.
Jackson, Deborah // Redbook; Nov94, Vol. 184 Issue 1, pG-2
Focuses on constructive criticism as a vital part of communication. Benefits; People's vulnerability to criticisms; Dealing with criticisms. INSETS: How to give criticism.;How to take criticism..
- Satire and the modern American novel.
Poznar, Walter // World & I; Feb93, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p598
Offers a critique of writers' embrace of hopelessness. Whatever strengths the American novel has, it has failed to produce in our own time a single sustained work of satire comparable to the acknowledged masterpieces. Classical satirist in Jonathan Swift; Sherwood Anderson; Albert Camus; John...
- Seeking an unseen world of words.
Nelson, Todd R. // Christian Science Monitor; 1/28/2000, Vol. 92 Issue 46, p22
Relates the experiences of the author in learning literary criticism of books as a child in school.
- The unhistoric in history: George Eliot's Challenge to Victorian Historiography.
Andres, Sophia // Clio; Fall96, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p79
Discusses the impact that the work of George Elliot has had on the world. Examination of his work; Criticism of his work; Reference made to the book `Middlemarch'; Comparison of his work made to the literary character Herodotus; Background information Elliot; Information on his career achievements.
- Critique Groups.
Andres, Sophia // Plateau Area Writers Quarterly; Sep2012, p3
A list of critique groups for writers in the U.S. is presented including Foothills Writers, Baker Street Writers, and Green River Writers.
- On mining the gold, not the gravel.
Harding, Stephen // Christian Science Monitor; 8/15/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 183, p19
Comments on developing the skill of effective criticism.
- Portrait of the critic as a young man.
Donoghue, Denis // Wilson Quarterly; Summer90, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p106
Presents the author's story on how he became a critic. Family background; Educational attainment; Hobbies.
- Problems in the definition of criticism.
Smallwood, Philip // British Journal of Aesthetics; Jul96, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p252
Raises arguments on the difficulty in defining criticism. Different concepts of criticism in fields of studies; Functions of criticisms; Criticism by category and type; Conflicting definitions of criticism.
- Critics' choice.
T.G.; Kulman, Liinda // U.S. News & World Report; 01/26/98, Vol. 124 Issue 3, p74
Reviews television, books and action figures for the week of January 26, 1998. `Dawson's Creek,' a made for television movie; `The Making of a Chef,' by Michael Ruhlman; The action figure, Lara Croft, by Toy Biz.