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In defense of reason. Primitivism and decadence

Yvor Winters

In defense of reason. Primitivism and decadence

a study of American experimental poetry. Maule"s curse; seven studies in the history of American obscurantism. The anatomy of nonsense. The significance of The bridge by Hart Crane, or What are we to think of Professor X?

by Yvor Winters

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Published by The University of Denver Press in Denver] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Criticism,
  • History and criticism,
  • American literature

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical foot-notes.

    Other titlesPrimitivism and decadence., Maule"s curse., Anatomy of nonsense.
    StatementBy Yvor Winters
    SeriesA Swallow press book
    The Physical Object
    Pagination611 p.
    Number of Pages611
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26896200M
    OCLC/WorldCa2566794

    book on Eliot, Pound and Hopkins), Winters’s career did not proceed Primitivism and Decadence (), Maule’s Curse () and The Anatomy of Nonsense () – were themselves harsh in in in In Defense of Reason, ends with an astonishing reversal in which he. While Barzun certainly discusses "primitivism" as a driving force in occidental culture (or even anti-culture, or counter-cultural aspects of dominant "culture") the current contextualization and phraseology is my own interpretation. Anyway, a highly recommended book.

    Winters deemed Donne’s early work, that which remains famous, as experimental. You will have to read the essay “Poetic Convention” in his first book Primitivism and Decadence (reprinted in In Defense of Reason) to understand why. Winters’s simplest summary Author: Ben Kilpela. In Defense of Reason Three Classics of Contemporary Criticism By Yvor Winters · Introduction by Kenneth Fields Yvor Winters has here collected, with an introduction, the major critical works—Primitivism and Decadence, Maule’s Curse, and The Anatomy of Nonsense—of the period in which he worked out his famous and influential critical position.

    His major critical works, including Primitivism and Decadence: A Study of American Experimental Poetry (), Maule's Curse: Seven Studies in the History of American Obscurantism (), and The Anatomy of Nonsense (), were collected as In Defense of Reason (; rev. ed., ). Winters would claim not to have known of Crane's homosexuality until after his death.) Having burned through his experimental phase, Winters now championed the exercise of moral discipline and reason over emotion and sensation in poetry, a position he would articulate in Primitivism and Decadence: A Study of American Experimental Poetry ().


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Primitivism and decadence: a study of American experimental poetry by Winters, Yvor, Pages: Read this book on Questia. Read the full-text online edition of In Defense of Reason (). the major critical works Primitivism and Decadence, Maule's Curse, and The Anatomy of Nonsense of the period in which he worked out his famous and influential critical position.

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The works together show an integrated position which illuminates the force and importance of the individual essays. Author of In defense of reason, On modern poets, Collected poems, The poetry of W.B.

Yeats, The function of criticism, The brink of darkness, The anatomy of nonsense, Primitivism and decadenceWritten works: The anatomy of nonsense, The Function of Criticism: Problems and Exercises. “In this game he had acquired a great deal of muddled knowledge, more than one approximation and less than one certitude.

And absence of energy, a curiosity that was too sharp to be crushed immediately, a lack of order in his ideas, a weakening of his spiritual boundaries, which were promptly twisted, an excessive passion for running along forked roads and wearying of the path as soon as he.

Mar 01,  · The works together show an integrated position which illuminates the force and importance of the individual essays. With The Function of Criticism, a subsequent collection, In Defense of Reason provides an incomparable body of critical maisonneuve-group.comed on: March 01, Primitivism is a mode of aesthetic idealization that either emulates or aspires to recreate "primitive" experience.

In Western art, primitivism typically has borrowed from non-Western or prehistoric people perceived to be "primitive", such as Paul Gauguin's inclusion of Tahitian motifs in paintings and ceramics.

Borrowings from "primitive" or non-Western art has been important to the. Extensive examinations of American literature, past and present, these three books were eventually collected in one volume with the revealing title of In Defense of Reason (). In the first, Primitivism and Decadence (), Winters continued his earlier studies of imagism and free verse; yet, despite his thorough and to a certain extent.

In his best-known work, In Defense of Reason (), which combines Primitivism and Decadence, Maule's Curse, and The Anatomy of Nonsense (), Winters examines the roles of didacticism.

Primitivism and Decadence: A Study of American Experimental Poetry (, criticism) Maule's Curse: Seven Studies in the History of American Obscurantism (, criticism) Poems (, poetry) The Anatomy of Nonsense () In Defense of Reason (, criticism) To the Holy Spirit (, poetry) Three Poems (, poetry) Collected Poems ( Born: Oct 17.

In Defense of Reason. Winters’ most sustained grappling with Burke can be found in the book Primitivism and Decadence, reprinted in the volume In Defense of Reason. The chapter titled “Experimental School in American Thought” is a sustained engagement both with Counter-Statement and with Towards a Better Life.

Winters chides.Dec 01,  · The exhibition which the Museum of Modern Art has mounted this fall under the title, “‘Primitivism’ in 20th Century Art,” is an event of unusual interest. 1 Even before one has entered the exhibition itself, one is struck by something odd and interesting in its title.

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