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date: 14 June 2024

The New Criticslocked

The New Criticslocked

  • Philip Hobsbaum

Extract

The study of literature in the nineteenth century entailed such matters as philology and the editing of texts. Scholars had established a conception of methodological rigor that did duty until the early twentieth century as a condition of professional respectability. Value judgments were considered irrelevant to the study of literary history.

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  • North American Literatures

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