Aspects of Literature

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The Project Gutenberg EBook of Aspects of Literature, by J. Middleton MurryThis eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it,give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online atwww.gutenberg.netTitle: Aspects of LiteratureAuthor: J. Middleton MurryRelease Date: January 8, 2005 [EBook #14637]Language: English*** START OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK ASPECTS OF LITERATURE ***Produced by Ted Garvin, Amy Cunningham and the Online Distributed Proofreading TeamASPECTS OF LITERATUREJ. MIDDLETON MURRYNEW YORK: ALFRED A. KNOPF MCMXXCopyright, 1920Printed in Great BritainTO BRUCE RICHMOND TO WHOSE GENEROUS ENCOURAGEMENT I OWE SO MUCHPrefaceTwo of these essays, 'The Function of Criticism' and 'The Religion ofRousseau,' were contributed to the Times Literary Supplement; that on'The Poetry of Edward Thomas' in the Nation; all the rest save onehave appeared in the Athenæum.The essays are arranged in the order in which they were written, with two exceptions. The second part of the essay onTchehov has been placed with the first for convenience, although in order of thought it should follow the essay, 'The Cry inthe Wilderness.' More important, I have placed 'The Function of Criticism' first although it was written last, because ittreats of the broad problem of literary criticism, suggests a standard of values implicit elsewhere in the ...

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ASPECTS OF LITERATURE J. MIDDLETON MURRY
Produced by Ted Garvin, Amy Cunningham and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team
** START OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK ASPECTS OF LITERATURE *** *
Title: Aspects of Literature Author: J. Middleton Murry Release Date: January 8, 2005 [EBook #14637] Language: English
TO BRUCE RICHMOND TO WHOSE GENEROUS ENCOURAGEMENT I OWE SO MUCH
Copyright, 1920 Printed in Great Britain
NEW YORK: ALFRED A. KNOPF MCMXX
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Preface
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The Function of Criticism
THE FUNCTION OF CRITICISM 1 THERELIGION OFROUSSEAU 15 THEPOETRYOFEDWARD THOMAS 29 MR YEATS'S SWAN SONG39 THEWISDOM OFANATOLEFRANCE46 GERARD MANLEYHOPKINS 52 THEPROBLEM OFKEATS 62 THOUGHTS ON TCHEHOV 76 AMERICAN POETRY91 RONSARD 99 SAMUEL BUTLER 107 THEPOETRYOFTHOMAS HARDY121 THEPRESENT CONDITION OFENGLISH POETRY139 THENOSTALGIA OFMR MASEFIELD 150 THELOST LEGIONS 157 THECRYIN THEWILDERNESS 167 POETRYAND CRITICISM 176 COLERIDGE'S CRITICISM 184 SHAKESPEARECRITICISM 194
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