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  • Ridiculous Critics
  • Philip Smallwood
  • en
  • 12 December 2020
  • 9781611486148

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Read & download ☆ Ridiculous Critics È PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Philip Smallwood Ô 2 Read The eighteenth century mockery of critics casts light on a neglected common thread in the history of criticism and its recent manifestations; it prompts uestions about the relative absence of comedy from the stories we presently tell about critics dead or alive The passages invite laughter both with the critics and at their expense and suggest the place that ridicule might have had since the eighteenth century in the making of judgments and in the pricking of critical pretension For this reason they indicate the role that laughter may still have in criticism today and provide an encouraging precedent for its futu.

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Read & download ☆ Ridiculous Critics È PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Philip Smallwood Ô 2 Read Ridiculous Critics is an anthology of eighteenth century writings on the figure of the literary critic and on the critic s mixed and complex role The collection assembles critical texts and satirical images chronologically to suggest a vision of the history of eighteenth century literary criticism Including comic vicious heartfelt and absurd passages from critics poets novelists and literary commentators celebrated and obscure the writings range through poetry fiction drama and periodical writing The anthology also includes two original essays discussing and illustrating the irrepressible spirit of critical ridicu.

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Read & download ☆ Ridiculous Critics È PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Philip Smallwood Ô 2 Read Le in the period and commending its value and effect The first offers an evaluation of the merciless and sometimes shockingly venomous satirical attacks on critical habits and personalities of the eighteenth century The editors argue that such attacks are reflexive in the sense that criticism becomes increasingly supple and able to observe and examine its own irresponsible ingenuities from within The volume s concluding essay supplies an analysis of modern modes of criticism and critical history and suggests applications across time We propose that humor s vital force was once an important part of living criticism.