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Rene Wellek • 22 Items / 6 Books, 5 Articles, 11 Reviews
A History of Modern Criticism: 1750-1950 (1955)
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    Criticizing the Critics (Review)
    A History of Modern Criticism: 1750-1950, by Rene Wellek
    1. A History of Modern Criticism: 1750-1950 by Rene Wellek
    The Wilson Quarterly, Spring 1993, pp. 79-81
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    A Century of Critical Thought (Review)
    A History of Modern Criticism: 1750-1950, by Rene Wellek
    1. A History of Modern Criticism: 1750-1950 by Rene Wellek
    The Saturday Review, July 16, 1955, p. 24
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    A Perspective on Criticism (Review)
    A History of Modern Criticism: 1750-1950, by Rene Wellek
    1. A History of Modern Criticism: 1750-1950 by Rene Wellek
    The Partisan Review, Winter 1956, pp. 124-127
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    The Last Judgments (Review)
    A History of Modern Criticism: 1750-1950, by Rene Wellek
    1. A History of Modern Criticism: 1750-1950 by Rene Wellek
    The New Republic, June 28, 1993, pp. 37-40
  5. Books
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    Rene Wellek: the theorist as historian (Review)
    A History of Modern Criticism: 1750-1950, by Rene Wellek
    1. A History of Modern Criticism: 1750-1950 by Rene Wellek
    The New Criterion, February 1986, pp. 64-68
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    Rene Wellek's History (Review)
    A History of Modern Criticism: 1750-1950, by Rene Wellek
    1. A History of Modern Criticism: 1750-1950 by Rene Wellek
    The Hudson Review, Summer 1966, pp. 324-329
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    The Gay Science (Review)
    A History of Modern Criticism: 1750-1950, by Rene Wellek
    1. A History of Modern Criticism: 1750-1950 by Rene Wellek
    Encounter, June 1967, pp. 80-83
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    The Armed Vision (Review)
    A History of Modern Criticism: 1750-1950, by Rene Wellek
    1. A History of Modern Criticism: 1750-1950 by Rene Wellek
    The American Scholar, Spring 1987, pp. 286-289
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    Queen or Handmaid of the Arts? (2 Reviews)
    A History of Modern Criticism: 1750-1950, by Rene Wellek
    1. A History of Modern Criticism: 1750-1950 by Rene Wellek
    2. Literary Criticism: A Short History by William K. Wimsatt, Jr. and Cleanth Brooks
    The Hudson Review, Summer 1957, pp. 282-287
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    Brief Comments (32 Reviews)
    Thirty-two outstanding books
    1. Economics and Action by Pierre Mendes-France and Gabriel Ardant
    2. The Marshall Plan and Its Meaning by Harry Bayard Price, Jr.
    3. Hiroshima Diary by Michihiko Hachiya and Warner Wells
    4. The Supreme Court in the American System of Government by Robert H. Jackson
    5. Nine Men by Fred Rodell
    6. Rebels and Democrats by Elisha P. Douglass
    7. The North Reports the Civil War by J. Cutler Andrews
    8. Texas Folk and Folklore by Mody C. Boatright, Wilson M. Hudson, and Allen Maxwell, ...
    9. The Self and the Dramas of History by Reinhold Niebuhr
    10. The New Being by Paul Tillich
    11. The Sane Society by Erich Fromm
    12. John Dewey: His Contribution to the American Tradition by Irwin Edman and John Dewey
    13. The Life of David Hume by Ernest Campbell Mossner
    14. The Crime of Galileo by Giorgio de Santillana
    15. Apes, Angels and Victorians by William Irvine
    16. Mr. Secretary Cecil and Queen Elizabeth by Conyers Read
    17. Young Sam Johnson by James L. Clifford
    18. Boswell on the Grand Tour by Frank Brady, Frederick A. Pottle, and James Boswell, ...
    19. Handel by Otto Erich Deutsch
    20. Ennin's Diary by Edwin O. Reischauer and Ennin
    21. Ennin's Travels in T'ang China by Edwin O. Reischauer
    22. Caravaggio Studies by Walter Friedlaender
    23. The Art of Indian Asia by Heinrich Zimmer and Joseph Campbell
    24. A History of Modern Criticism: 1750-1950 by Rene Wellek
    25. The Republic of Letters by Louis Kronenberger
    26. An End to Innocence by Leslie A. Fiedler
    27. The Contemporary French Novel by Henri Peyre
    28. Ovid: Metamorphoses by Rolfe Humphries and Ovid
    29. The Collected Stories by Isaac Babel
    30. A Good Man is Hard to Find, and Other Stories by Flannery O'Connor
    31. Collected Poems, 1955 by Robert Graves
    The American Scholar, Winter 1956, pp. 116-130