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2.7 Suggestions for Further Reading

Sources on New Criticism

Brooks, Cleanth, and Robert Penn Warren. Understanding Fiction. 3rd ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1979.

———. Understanding Poetry. 4th ed. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1976.

Litz, A. Walton, Louis Menand, and Lawrence Rainey, eds. Modernism and the New Criticism. Vol. 7 of The Cambridge History of Literary Criticism. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2000.

Ransom, John Crowe. The New Criticism. Norfolk, CT: New Directions, 1979.

Spurlin, William J., and Michael Fischer, eds. The New Criticism and Contemporary Literary Theory: Connections and Continuities. New York: Garland, 1995.

Wellek, René, and Austin Warren. Theory of Literature. 3rd ed. New York: Penguin, 1993.

Wimsatt, W. K. The Verbal Icon: Studies in the Meaning of Poetry. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1954.