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The final volume of Rene Wellek's monumental history of modern criticism is a comprehensive survey of the main currents of twentieth-century criticism in Western Europe. In this volume, as in the preceding books of the series, Wellek expounds and analyzes the work of the most prominent critics, offering succinct appraisals of his subjects both as individuals and as participants in the broader movements of the century. Contents I. French Criticism, 1900-1950 French "Classical" Criticism in the Twentieth Century Retrospect: Alain, Remy de Gourmont The Nouvelle Revue Francaise: Andre Gide, Jacques Riviere, Ramon Fernandez, Benjamin Cremiuex, Albert Thibaudet Marcel Proust The Catholic Renaissance: Charles Du Bos, Jacques Maritain and Henri Bremond, Paul Claudel Dada and Surrealism The Geneva School: Marcel Raymond, Albert Beguin, Georges Poulet Albert Camus Jean-Paul Sartre Paul Valery Prospect II. Italian Criticism, 1900-1950 Benedetto Croce The Followers of Croce: Luigi Russo, Francesco Flora, Mario Fubini, Attilio Momigliano The Aestheticians: Giuseppe Antonio Borgese, Alfredo Gargiulo Critics concerned with English and American literature: Cesare Pavese, Mario Praz, Emilio Cecchi Italian Marxism: Antonio Gramesci, Giacomo Debenedetti The Catholic Renaissance: Carlo Bo The Close Readers: Renato Serra, Giuseppe De Robertis, Cesare De Lollis, Eugenio Montale III. Spanish Criticism, 1900-1950 Americo Castro Miguel de Unamuno Marcelino Menendez y Pelayo and Ramon Menendez Pidal Azorin Salvador de Madariaga Jorge Guillen Damaso Alonso Jose Ortega y Gasset

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780300054514
ISBN-10: 0300054513
Format: Hardback
(235mm x 156mm x 25mm)
Pages: 367
Imprint: Yale University Press
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publish Date: 23-Dec-1992
Country of Publication: United States


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