The Mirror and the Lamp: Romantic Theory and the Critical Tradition

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Oxford University Press, 1971 - 406 páginas
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Traces the evolution of the Romantic approach to literary criticism and compares it to the other methods which prevailed in the early nineteenth century.
 

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Introduction ORIENTATION OF CRITICAL THEORIES
3
i Some Coordinatesof Art Criticism
6
ii Mimetic Theories
8
iii Pragmatic Theories
14
iv Expressive Theories
21
v Objective Theories
26
IMITATION AND THE MIRROR
30
i Art Is Likea Mirror
31
i The Mechanical Theory of Literary Invention
159
ii Coleridges Mechanical Fancy and Organic Imagination
167
iii The Associative Imagination in the Romantic Period
177
The Psychology of Literary Invention UNCONSCIOUS GENIUS AND ORGANIC GROWTH
184
i Natural Genius Inspiration and Grace
187
ii Natural Genius and Natural Growth in EighteenthCentury England
198
iii German Theories of Vegetable Genius
201
iv Unconscious Invention in English Criticism
213

the Empirical Ideal
35
iii The Transcendental Ideal
42
ROMANTIC ANALOGUES OF ART AND MIND
47
i Metaphors of Expression
48
ii Emotion and the Objects of Poetry
53
iii Changing Metaphors of Mind
57
THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE EXPRESSIVE THEORY OF POETRY AND ART
70
i Si vis me flere
71
ii Longinus and the Longinians
72
iii Primitive Language and Primitive Poetry
78
iv The Lyric as Poetic Norm
84
Ut Musica Poesis
88
vi Wordsworth Blair and The Enquirer
95
vii Expressive Theory and Expressive Practice
97
Varieties of Romantic Theory WORDSWORTH AND COLERIDGE
100
i Wordsworth and the Eighteenth Century
103
ii Coleridge on Poems Poetry and Poets
114
Varieties of Romantic Theory SHELLEY HAZLITT KEBLE AND OTHERS
125
i Shelley and Romantic Platonism
126
ii Longinus HazlittKeats and the Criterion of Intensity
132
John Keble and Others
138
Alexander Smith
148
The Psychology of Literary Invention MECHANICAL AND ORGANIC THEORIES
156
v Coleridge and the Aesthetics of Organism
218
LITERATURE AS A REVELATION OF PERSONALITY
226
i Style and the Man
229
ii Subjective and Objective and Romantic Polysemism
235
iii Subjective and Objective in English Theory
241
iv The Paradox of Shakespeare
244
v Milton Satan and Eve
250
vi The Key to Homers Heart
256
The Criterion of Truth to Nature ROMANCE MYTH AND METAPHOR
263
i Truth and the Poetic Marvelous
265
ii The Logic of Deviation from Empirical Truth
268
iii The Poem as Heterocosm
272
iv Poetic Truth and Metaphor
285
v Wordsworth and Coleridge on Personification and Myth
290
SCIENCE AND POETRY IN ROMANTIC CRITICISM
298
i Positivism vs Poetry
300
ii NewtonsRainbow and the Poets
303
iii Poetic Truth and Sincerity
312
iv Poetry as neither True nor False
320
v The Use of Romantic Poetry
326
Notes
337
Index
393
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Meyer H. Abrams is at Cornell University.

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