French, Italian, and Spanish Criticism, 1900-1950
Book Description:

The final volume of René Wellek's monumental history of modern criticism is a comprehensive survey of the main currents of twentieth-century criticism in Western Europe. In this volume, as in the preceding books of the series, Wellek expounds and analyzes the work of the most prominent critics, offering succinct appraisals of his subjects both as individuals and as participants in the broader movements of the century.ContentsI. French Criticism, 1900-1950French "Classical" Criticism in the Twentieth CenturyRetrospect: Alain, Rémy de GourmontThe Nouvelle Revue Française: André Gide, Jacques Rivière, Ramón Fernández, Benjamin Crémiuex, Albert ThibaudetMarcel ProustThe Catholic Renaissance: Charles Du Bos, Jacques Maritain and Henri Bremond, Paul ClaudelDada and SurrealismThe Geneva School: Marcel Raymond, Albert Béguin, Georges PouletAlbert CamusJean-Paul SartrePaul ValéryProspectII. Italian Criticism, 1900-1950Benedetto CroceThe Followers of Croce: Luigi Russo, Francesco Flora, Mario Fubini, Attilio MomiglianoThe Aestheticians: Giuseppe Antonio Borgese, Alfredo GargiuloCritics concerned with English and American literature: Cesare Pavese, Mario Praz, Emilio CecchiItalian Marxism: Antonio Gramesci, Giacomo DebenedettiThe Catholic Renaissance: Carlo BoThe Close Readers: Renato Serra, Giuseppe De Robertis, Cesare De Lollis, Eugenio MontaleIII. Spanish Criticism, 1900-1950Américo CastroMiguel de UnamunoMarcelino Menéndez y Pelayo and Ramón Menéndez PidalAzorínSalvador de MadariagaJorge GuillénDámaso AlonsoJosé Ortega y Gasset

eISBN: 978-0-300-16158-8
Subjects: Language & Literature