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by Marvin Mudrick

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Author: Marvin Mudrick
ISBN: 0195025083
ISBN13: 978-0195025088
Language: English
Publisher: Oxford University Press; First Edition edition (March 22, 1979)
Pages: 348
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He is the least abstract critic one could imagine.

He is the least abstract critic one could imagine. What you finally come away from Mudrick wanting to do is read or re-read the books he talks about, and anybody who thinks this experience a common one hasn’t read much literary criticism recently. -William Pritchard, Amherst College.

Marvin Mudrick (1921–1986) taught at UC Santa Barbara from 1949 until his death in October 1986. Books Are Not Life but then What Is? (Oxford University Press, 1979). He created the university's College of Creative Studies in 1967 and was its provost until forced out by Chancellor Robert Huttenback in 1984. Nobody Here But Us Chickens (Ticknor & Fields, 1981). The Man in the Machine (Horizon Press, 1977).

Mudrick insists on seeing authors and their characters as people and he describes and judges them as frankly as if they were living among u.

Mudrick insists on seeing authors and their characters as people and he describes and judges them as frankly as if they were living among us. In this collection, we meet heroes, monsters, and every shade of character in between: Chaucer, Pepys, Rochester, Boswell, Jane Austen (and Anne Elliot), Dickens (and Pecksniff), Pushkin, Tolstoy, Kafka, Edmund Wilson, and many other novelists, scholars, and critics. Essay after essay demonstrates that good criticism can amplify both life and literature.

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ISBN 10: 0195025083 ISBN 13: 9780195025088. Publisher: Oxford University Press, 1979. Presents critical essays devoted to examining the authors and characters of literature as people and not merely as historical or imaginary abstractions.

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Top 5 quotes by Marvin Mudrick. Discover Marvin Mudrick famous and rare quotes. Books are Not Life, But Then, what Is?, Oxford University Press, USA. Men, Book, Talking. is what Flaubert and Joyce have convinced themselves the man may never get quite clear of but the artist has nothing to do with. What they can't admit is that t is overrated: which artists, faking and fumbling it together out of spit and toothpicks, should know best of all. Marvin Mudrick. Artist, Men, Together.

Marvin Mudrick insists on seeing authors and their characters as people. He describes and judges them frankly as we do when we tell our friends about people we want to, or have to, spend time with. A collection such as this is an invitation to meet some of them

Marvin Mudrick insists on seeing authors and their characters as people. A collection such as this is an invitation to meet some of them. We meet heroes and monsters and plenty of people in between: Chaucer, Pepys, Rochester, Boswell, Jane Austen (and Anne Elliot), Dickens (and Pecksniff), Pushkin, Tolstoy, Kafka, Edmund Wilson, and many other novelists, scholars, and critics.

Published in New York. Addresses, essays, lectures, History and criticism, Modern Literature.

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Presents critical essays devoted to examining the authors and characters of literature as people and not merely as historical or imaginary abstractions
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