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Ehrenpreis, Irvin 1920-1985

Overview
Works: 118 works in 486 publications in 1 language and 10,980 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  History  Fiction  Dictionaries  Parodies, imitations, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Compiler, Honoree, Author of introduction
Classifications: PR3726, 828.5
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Most widely held works about Irvin Ehrenpreis
 
Most widely held works by Irvin Ehrenpreis
Swift: the man, his works, and the age by Irvin Ehrenpreis( Book )

27 editions published between 1961 and 1983 in English and held by 1,655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The personality of Jonathan Swift by Irvin Ehrenpreis( Book )

30 editions published between 1958 and 1969 in English and held by 1,027 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The familiar letter in the eighteenth century by Howard Anderson( Book )

11 editions published between 1966 and 1968 in English and held by 952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American poetry by Irvin Ehrenpreis( Book )

31 editions published between 1965 and 1983 in English and held by 894 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies on American poetry by ten contributors. Notes at the end of each chapter
Acts of implication : suggestion and covert meaning in the works of Dryden, Swift, Pope, and Austen by Irvin Ehrenpreis( Book )

14 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and held by 807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book argues that the best approach to the aesthetic value of much literature of the past is by way of the deliberate meaning--implicit or explicit--that the author invites the reader to share. Ehrenpreis shows that subtlety and indirection do not militate against the didacticism and lucid style we usually associate with writers in the Augustan tradition. In a group of stimulating essays he examines how an eighteenth-century dramatist, essayist, poet, and novelist imply meaning about politics, religion, and sexual passion, focusing on their concept of heroism to elaborate these themes
Literary meaning and Augustan values by Irvin Ehrenpreis( Book )

11 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poetries of America : essays on the relation of character to style by Irvin Ehrenpreis( Book )

9 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The prose works of Jonathan Swift by Jonathan Swift( Book )

7 editions published between 1941 and 1968 in English and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Augustan studies : essays in honor of Irvin Ehrenpreis( Book )

10 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is still true that most readers of eighteenth-century poetry approach it by way of nineteenth-century poetry; they know what Wordsworth said about Pope before they read Pope. This means that when they read Pope and other eighteenth-century poets, they apply the wrong criteria. An eighteenth-century poet did not have to create the taste by which he was enjoyed to the same extent as a nineteenth-century poet was conscious of having to. The kinds were ready waiting for him, and, if the rules of poetic diction for the kinds of which he elected to write were properly complied with, the products
Fielding: Tom Jones by Irvin Ehrenpreis( Book )

29 editions published between 1964 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lady of letters in the eighteenth century; papers read at a Clark Library Seminar, January 18, 1969 by Irvin Ehrenpreis( Book )

6 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The "types approach" to literature by Irvin Ehrenpreis( Book )

19 editions published between 1867 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wallace Stevens: a critical anthology by Irvin Ehrenpreis( Book )

13 editions published in 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of the adventures of Joseph Andrews and his friend Mr. Abraham Adams by Henry Fielding( Book )

10 editions published between 1950 and 1979 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Klassisk roman om en tjeners og en præsts oplevelser under en fodrejse fra London til Somersetshire
John Dryden II : papers read at Clark Library seminars, February 1 and March 1, 1974 by Irvin Ehrenpreis( Book )

4 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Index by Jonathan Swift( Book )

26 editions published between 1953 and 1973 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Political tracts, 1713-1719 by Jonathan Swift( Book )

20 editions published between 1953 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Swift : the man, his work, and the age by Irvin Ehrenpreis( Book )

21 editions published between 1964 and 1983 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Swift: the man, his works and the age by Irvin Ehrenpreis( Book )

20 editions published between 1962 and 1983 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boswell's Life of Samuel Johnson by James Boswell( Book )

4 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Acts of implication : suggestion and covert meaning in the works of Dryden, Swift, Pope, and Austen
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Swift : the man, his work, and the age