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

Overview
Works: 130 works in 819 publications in 3 languages and 20,917 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Conference papers and proceedings  Portraits  Biography  Personal narratives  Diaries  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree, Other
Classifications: PN85, 828.609
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Most widely held works about William K Wimsatt
 
Most widely held works by William K Wimsatt
Literary criticism : a short history by William K Wimsatt( Book )

193 editions published between 1957 and 1983 in 3 languages and held by 2,553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The verbal icon : studies in the meaning of poetry by William K Wimsatt( Book )

76 editions published between 1954 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,730 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
Boswell for the defence, 1769-1774 by James Boswell( Book )

29 editions published between 1930 and 1960 in English and held by 1,536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

35 editions published between 1941 and 1972 in English and held by 1,157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 1,066 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

29 editions published between 1956 and 1965 in 3 languages and held by 1,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

25 editions published between 1972 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

11 editions published in 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 939 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 812 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 749 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 743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philosophic words; a study of style and meaning in the Rambler and Dictionary of Samuel Johnson by William K Wimsatt( Book )

23 editions published between 1948 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

22 editions published between 1955 and 1965 in English and Undetermined and held by 695 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

12 editions published between 1965 and 1979 in English and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected poetry and prose by Samuel Johnson( Book )

11 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 681 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."
Samuel Johnson on Shakespeare by Samuel Johnson( Book )

10 editions published between 1960 and 1961 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected poetry & prose by Alexander Pope( Book )

26 editions published between 1951 and 1972 in English and held by 309 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 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

28 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Samuel Johnson by Donald Johnson Greene( Book )

6 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Essays originally published 1739-1761
 
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The verbal icon : studies in the meaning of poetry
Alternative Names
Kurtz, William Wimsatt 1907-1975

Wei-mu-sai-tʻe 1907-1975

William Kurtz Wimsatt

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

Wimsatt Jr William K.

Wimsatt Junior William K.

Wimsatt, W. K.

Wimsatt, W. K. 1907-1975

Wimsatt, W. K. Jr

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 (548)

Polish (2)

French (1)

Covers
Selected poetry and proseSamuel Johnson