ERIC Number: ED077013
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
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Criticism and Culture: Papers Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Modern Language Assn. (St. Louis, October 23-25, 1969).
Paul, Sherman, Ed.
The thirteen papers in this collection were presented at the eleventh Annual Meeting of the Midwest Modern Language Association in 1969. The general concern of the collection is an examination of the relationships between literary and social criticism and culture. The first section, consisting of four papers, includes "The Present Plight of a Man of Letters,""Whatever Happened to Criticism,""Cultural Elitism and the Study of Literature," and "Social and Literary Values and their Analogical Resemblances." The second section, consisting of nine papers, includes "The Irony of Nature: Tennyson's 'Idylls' and the Problem of Culture,""Baudelaire: Literary Criticism and the Advent of Technology,""Matthew Arnold and the Castration of Culture,""Some Aspects of Nineteenth-Century Russian Criticism,""Culture and Counterfeit,""Dreiser and Fitzgerald as Social Critics,""Sherwood Anderson and the Coming of the New Deal,""Czech Literature in the 1968 Crisis," and "The Concept of Formula in the Study of Popular Literature." (DI)
Descriptors: Cultural Enrichment, Cultural Influences, Culture, English, Literary Criticism, Literary Discrimination, Literature, Nineteenth Century Literature, Social Influences, Twentieth Century Literature
Gerald L. Bruns, Executive Secretary, Midwest Modern Language Assn., 311 English/Philosophy Bldg., University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52240 ($4.00)
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Authoring Institution: Midwest Modern Language Association, Iowa City, IA.