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Critical Revolutionaries
Terry Eagleton

Five Critics Who Changed the Way We Read

Yale University Press
June 2022
On Sale: May 31, 2022
336 pages
ISBN: 0300264488
EAN: 9780300264487
Kindle: B09WZ26ZYG
Hardcover / e-Book
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Non-Fiction History

Before the First World War, traditional literary scholarship was isolated from society at large. In the years following, a younger generation of critics came to the fore. Their work represented a reaction to the impoverishment of language in a commercial, utilitarian society increasingly under the sway of film, advertising, and the popular press. For them, literary criticism was a way of diagnosing social ills and had a vital moral function to perform.
 
Terry Eagleton reflects on the lives and work of T. S. Eliot, I. A. Richards, William Empson, F. R. Leavis, and Raymond Williams, and explores a vital tradition of literary criticism that today is in danger of being neglected. These five critics rank among the most original and influential of modern times, and represent one of the most remarkable intellectual formations in twentieth-century Britain. This was the heyday of literary modernism, a period of change and experimentation—the bravura of which spurred on developments in critical theory.

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