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The Happy Critic A Serious but Not Solemn Guide to Thinking and Writing about Literature by Harvey Birenbaum

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Published by McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Literary studies: general,
  • Literary theory,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • General,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / General,
  • Authorship,
  • Criticism

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8610073M
ISBN 101559347066
ISBN 109781559347068
OCLC/WorldCa34851704

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The happy critic --The happy poet --The uses of translation --Poets and trimmers --The possible importance of poetry --Leaves of grass: --The poems of Thomas Hardy --Joseph and his brothers: a comedy in four parts --Don Quixote's profession --The artist and the changing world --The kinds of knowledge --The names of Greece --Robert Herrick revisited. Here are our book critic’s recent favorites. in these days of solitude. Happy spring, dear fellow readers. on Twitter: @moiraverse. Moira Macdonald is the Seattle Times arts critic. Most Author: Moira Macdonald. The happy critic: a serious but not solemn guide to thinking and writing about literature. Bring me down, can’t nothing / HAPPY! Bring me down.” The two iterations of “HAPPY!” are voiced by backup singers in the song, but laid out on the page with Williams’ vocals, they are mystifying. An author’s note exhorts readers to become “Happy Helpers.” Yet another vapid celebrity picture book. (Picture book. ).