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Author Rahv, Philip, 1908-1973.

Title Literature and the sixth sense.

Imprint Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1969.

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 Moore Stacks  PN761 .R26    Available  ---
Description xi, 445 p. 22 cm.
Contents pt. 1. Paleface and redskin -- Proletarian literature: a political autopsy -- The cult of experience in American writing -- The death of Ivan Ilyich and Joseph K. -- The dark lady of Salem -- Notes on the decline of naturalism -- Henry Miller -- Attitudes toward Henry James -- The heiress of all the ages -- Koestler and homeless radicalism -- Tolstoy: the green twig and the black trunk -- Freud and the literary mind -- Religion and the intellectuals -- American intellectuals in the postwar situation -- An introduction to Kafka -- Gogol as a modern instance -- The myth and the powerhouse -- The education of Anton Chekhov -- Fiction and the criticism of fiction -- Criticism and the imagination of alternatives -- The native bias -- Dostoevsky: two short novels -- A note on Bernard Malamud -- On F.R. Leavis and D.H. Lawrence -- pt. 2. Sketches in criticism: A season in heaven -- Dr. Williams in his short stories -- Twilight of the thirties: passage from an editorial -- Mrs. Woolf and Mrs. Brown -- The unfuture of Utopia -- Melville and his critics -- T.S. Eliot: the poet as playwright -- Hemingway in the early 1950s -- Art and the historical imagination -- Thomas Mann at eighty -- Pulling down the shrine -- Two subversive Russians -- Arthur Miller and the fallacy of profundity -- Saul Bellow's Passage -- The critic as Littérateur: Leslie Fiedler and John Aldridge -- Crime without punishment -- On pornography, Black humor, Norman Mailer, etc. -- Hawthorne in analysis -- T.S. Eliot in his posthumous essays -- An open secret.
Form Also issued online.
Subject Literature, Modern -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Literature, Modern -- 20th century -- History and criticism.