One of Brooks’s big arguments in The Well Wrought Urn is that you can’t summarize (or paraphrase) a poem and retain its meaning. The poem says something. From ig35 to ig48 Cleanth Brooks was co-editor of The South- ern Review with In addition to these and to The Well Wrought Urn, Mr. Brooks has published. Book Source: Digital Library of India Item : Cleanth ioned.

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No eBook available Amazon. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. A classic, of course. The ideas have been so thoroughly assimilated that they may seem elementary and even banal.

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But it’s important to re-read occasionally and reflect not only their novelty at the I rather enjoyed reading through this book, which is relatively free of exogenous literary theory. Brooks takes one work from each of ten significant poets from Shakespeare and John Donne to Cleanth Brooks was born in Murray, Kentucky on October 16, He was educated at Vanderbilt, Tulane, and Oxford universities. At Yale, he helped to articulate the principles of New Criticism, which dominated literary studies in the s and s.


He also wrote several titles in collaboration with Warren, including Understanding Poetry and Understanding Fiction. A third work Understanding Drama was written in collaboration with Robert Heilman.

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His other works included The Well Wrought Urn: He died on May 10, Account Options Sign in. My library Help Advanced Book Search. The Well Wrought Urn: Studies in the Structure of Poetry. Cleanth BrooksPaul Rand.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt- Literary Criticism – pages. Selected pages Title Page. Contents Cloak of Manliness. S The Light Symbolism. What Does Poetry Communicate?

The Case of Miss Arabella Fermor. Yeatss Great Rooted Blossomer. The Heresy of Paraphrase.

The Well Wrought Urn

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