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Wimsatt, William K. (William Kurtz) 1907-1975

Overview
Works: 140 works in 866 publications in 3 languages and 20,459 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Poetry  Literature  Conference papers and proceedings  Portraits  Biography  Records and correspondence  Diaries  Personal narratives 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree, Other
Classifications: PN85, 809
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Literary criticism : a short history by William K Wimsatt( Book )

133 editions published between 1957 and 1983 in 3 languages and held by 2,374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hateful contraries, studies in literature and criticism by William K Wimsatt( Book )

32 editions published between 1965 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

<P>These ten essays, written over a period from 1950 to 1962, are bound together by their common concern with questions of the meaning of criticism and the larger meaning of literature itself. These difficult questions W.K. Wimsatt treats with characteristic wit and penetration, ranging easily from a broad consideration of principles to incisive comment on individual writers and works. </P><P>The first part of the book is devoted to a discussion of literary theory. Wimsatt reviews the development of critical dialectic from the German romanticism of Schelling and the Schlegels to the mythopeic
The verbal icon : studies in the meaning of poetry by William K Wimsatt( Book )

78 editions published between 1954 and 1989 in English and held by 1,917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sixteen essays on literary theory ranging from Aristotle to Coleridge to T.S. Eliot. This is the work that introduced the 'intentional' and 'affective' fallacies, first questioned authorial biography as a means of understanding artistic creation, and defined standards for explication. A necessity for any scholarly bookshelf."--Page 4 of cover
Selected poetry and prose by Samuel Johnson( )

14 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 1,598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of Samuel Johnson's best work. This book comprises Johnson's letters, his major poems (including "London"), "Rasselas", twenty-one "Rambler", nineteen "Idlers", the "Prefaces to the Dictionary", the edition of Shakespeare, and the "Lives of the Poets: Cowley, Milton, Swift, Pope, Savage, Collins, and Gray."
Boswell for the defence, 1769-1774 by James Boswell( Book )

30 editions published between 1930 and 1960 in English and held by 1,504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explication as criticism : selected papers from the English Institute, 1941-1952 by English Institute( Book )

32 editions published between 1956 and 1965 in 3 languages and held by 1,275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The prose style of Samuel Johnson by William K Wimsatt( Book )

33 editions published between 1941 and 1972 in English and held by 1,122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Versification: major language types; sixteen essays by William K Wimsatt( Book )

26 editions published between 1972 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Day of the leopards : essays in defense of poems by William K Wimsatt( Book )

14 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Literary criticism--idea and act : the English Institute, 1939-1972 :selected essays by English Institute( Book )

21 editions published in 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

34 essays om litteraturvidenskab og engelsk litteratur, udvalgt blandt afhandlinger, der blev forelæst ved The English Institute, Columbia University i årene 1939-1972
Philosophic words; a study of style and meaning in the Rambler and Dictionary of Samuel Johnson by William K Wimsatt( Book )

26 editions published between 1948 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The idea of comedy: essays in prose and verse; Ben Jonson to George Meredith by William K Wimsatt( Book )

8 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Literary theory and structure: essays in honor of William K. Wimsatt by Frank Brady( Book )

13 editions published between 1973 and 1982 in English and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English stage comedy. Edited with an introd by William K Wimsatt( Book )

24 editions published between 1954 and 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The portraits of Alexander Pope by William K Wimsatt( Book )

11 editions published between 1965 and 1979 in English and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samuel Johnson on Shakespeare by Samuel Johnson( Book )

11 editions published between 1960 and 1961 in English and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected poetry & prose by Alexander Pope( Book )

28 editions published between 1951 and 1972 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parodies of ballad criticism (1711-1787) : William Wagstaffe, A comment upon the history of Tom Thumb, 1711 ; George Canning, the knave of hearts, 1787( Book )

8 editions published between 1957 and 1967 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classical criticism, a short history by William K Wimsatt( Book )

41 editions published between 1957 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Johnson on Shakespeare by Samuel Johnson( Book )

12 editions published between 1960 and 1969 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The verbal icon : studies in the meaning of poetry
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Selected poetry and prose
Alternative Names
Kurtz, William Wimsatt 1907-1975

Wei-mu-sai-tʻe 1907-1975

William Kurtz Wimsatt

William Kurtz Wimsatt, Jr. Amerikaans literatuurcriticus (1907-1975)

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Wimsatt, W. K. 1907-1975

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Wimsatt, W. K. (William Kurtz), 1907-1975

Wimsatt William K.

Wimsatt, William K. 1907-1975

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Wimsatt, William Kurtz 1907-1975

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Languages
English (580)

Polish (2)

French (1)