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Verbal Icon Studies in the Meaning of Poetry

by William K. Wimsatt

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Published by University Press of Kentucky .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poetry,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Criticism,
  • Literary Criticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8022079M
    ISBN 100813101115
    ISBN 109780813101118

    W. K. Wimsatt (–) was professor of English at Yale University and author of several literary critcisms, including Verbal Icon: Studies in the Meaning of Poetry. "A monumental work."—Literary Half-Yearly "A rich storehouse of judgment, analysis, and demonstration."—Renascence "A first-rate book of criticism."—Times Literary Cited by: 7. The Verbal Icon: Studies in the Meaning of Poetry. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, Previous Section.

      Academics latched on to italics icon unitalics in , when W. K. Wimsatt called his collection of essays in the New Criticism ''The Verbal Icon: Studies in the Meaning of Poetry.''. The Verbal Icon: Studies in the Meaning of Poetry avg rating — 41 ratings — published — 7 editions Want to Read saving /5.

    W. K. Wimsatt (—) was professor of English at Yale University and author of several literary critcisms, including Verbal Icon: Studies in the Meaning of .   The hermeneutics of suspicion is a term coined by Paul Ricoeur to describe the practice of reading texts against the grain to expose their repressed or hidden meanings. This essay examines the distinctive features of such a hermeneutics as they have shaped literary theory and criticism in recent decades. Suspicious reading, it proposes, is not only an intellectual exercise in demystification.


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The sixteen essays in this volume form a series of related focuses upon various levels and areas of literary criticism. W.K. Wimsatt's assumption is that practice and theory of both the past and the present are integrally related-that there is a continuity in the materials of criticism-that a person who studies poetry today has a critical concern, not merely a historical/5.

Verbal Icon is a collection of some dozen essays penned during the decade of the s. Most of these essays are rarely read today except by specialists in poetic theory, but two essays have lingered in numerous anthologies as being the very heart and soul of the New Criticism: "The Intentional Fallacy" and its sister essay "The Affective Fallacy."Cited by: The sixteen essays in this volume form a series of related focuses upon various levels and areas of literary criticism.

W.K. Wimsatt's assumption is that practice and theory of both the past and the present are integrally related-that there is a continuity in the materials of criticism-that a person who studies poetry today has a critical concern, not merely a historical interest, in what Cited by: The Verbal Icon: Studies in the Meaning of Poetry The Verbal Icon: Studies in the Meaning of Poetry William Kurtz Wimsatt Snippet view - THE VERBAL ICON W.K.

WIMSATT,JR. No preview available. Common terms and phrases. All Book Search results » Bibliographic information. Title. Book Description: The sixteen essays in this volume form a series of related focuses upon various levels and areas of literary criticism.

W.K. Wimsatt's assumption is that practice and theory of both the past and the present are integrally related-that there is a continuity in the materials of criticism-that a person who studies poetry today has a critical concern, not merely a historical. Verbal Icon is a collection of some dozen essays penned during the decade of the s.

Most of these essays are rarely read today except by specialists in poetic theory, but two essays have lingered in numerous anthologies as being the very heart and soul of the New Criticism: "The Intentional Fallacy" and its sister essay "The Affective Fallacy."/5(7).

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THE VERBAL ICON STUDIES IN THE MEANING OF POETRY BY W. WIMSATT, JR., and two preliminary essays written in collab-oration with MONROE Cited by: The sixteen essays in this volume form a series of related focuses upon various levels and areas of literary criticism.

W.K. Wimsatt's assumption is that practice and theory of both the past and the present are integrally related-that there is a continuity in the materials of criticism-that a person who studies poetry today has a critical concern, not merely a historical intere.

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Wimsatt,University of Kentucky Press edition, in English The verbal icon studies in the meaning of poetry by William K. by: THE INTENTIONAL FALLACY. From The Verbal Icon: Studies in the Meaning of Poetry.

W.K. Wimsatt, Jr., and Monroe C. Beardsley. Lexington: University of Kentucky Press, THE CLAIM of the author's "intention" upon the critic's judgment has been challenged in a number of recent discussions, notably in the debate entitled The Personal Heresy, between Professors Lewis and Tillyard.

“In this lucid and provocative study, Pettersson challenges our most basic assumptions about the nature of texts and textual meaning. Its point of departure is a critical analysis of the popular conception of the text: the view that a text is a unitary entity made up of both physical objects and abstract verbal : The verbal icon: studies in the meaning of poetry / by W.K.

Wimsatt, Jr., and two preliminary essays written in collaboration with Monroe C. Beardsley University of Kentucky Press [Lexington, Ky.] Australian/Harvard Citation.

W. K. Wimsatt, Jr, The Verbal Icon: Studies in the Meaning of Poetry (New York, ). (Contains the essays ‘The Intentional Fallacy’ and ‘The Affective Fallacy’, written in Author: K. M. Newton. The LibreTexts libraries are Powered by MindTouch ® and are supported by the Department of Education Open Textbook Pilot Project, the UC Davis Office of the Provost, the UC Davis Library, the California State University Affordable Learning Solutions Program, and Merlot.

We also acknowledge previous National Science Foundation support under grant numbers. In literary criticism, close reading is the careful, sustained interpretation of a brief passage of a text.

A close reading emphasizes the single and the particular over the general, effected by close attention to individual words, the syntax, the order in which the sentences unfold ideas, as well as formal structures. A truly attentive close reading of a two-hundred-word poem might be.