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The intent of the critic

Donald A. Stauffer

The intent of the critic

by Donald A. Stauffer

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Criticism,
  • Literature -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc,
  • Literature -- Aesthetics

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Edmund Wilson, Norman Foerster, John Crowe Ransom [and] W.H. Auden; edited, with an introduction, by Donald A. Stauffer.
    Series[Princeton books in the humanities]
    ContributionsWilson, Edmund, 1895-1972., Foerster, Norman, 1887-, Ransom, John Crowe, 1888-1974., Auden, W. H. 1907-1973.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN81 .S7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination4 p. l., 3-147 p.
    Number of Pages147
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6422785M
    LC Control Number41020238
    OCLC/WorldCa2093184

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