Literary Criticism from Plato to Postmodernism: The by James Seaton

By James Seaton

This publication deals a background of literary feedback from Plato to the current, arguing that this historical past can top be visible as a discussion between 3 traditions - the Platonic, Neoplatonic, and the humanistic, originated through Aristotle. there are various histories of literary feedback, yet this can be the 1st to elucidate our knowing of the various likely incommensurable methods hired over the centuries by way of connection with the 3 traditions. Making its case by way of cautious analyses of person critics, the booklet argues for the relevance of the humanistic culture within the twenty-first century and beyond.

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