Some Literary Criticism quotes

(there's a blog version at http://litrefsquotes.blogspot.co.uk/)

Internals Externals Movements Themes Countries

Purposes and Definitions of the Arts

Form (back to top)

Poetry/Prose (back to top)

See also "New Meaning and Poetic Vocabulary ...", B.Watten, "Poetics Today" (V18:2) and my The End of the Line for Modern Poetry article.

Linear/Spatial Form (back to top)

Meaning (back to top)

Truth/Beauty (back to top)

Obscurity/Ambiguity (back to top)

Metaphor (back to top)

The Arbitrary Sign (back to top)

Writer/Reader (back to top)

Women (back to top)

Sound (back to top)

Language (back to top)

Meter (back to top)

Rhythm (back to top)

Rhyme (back to top)

Voice (back to top)

The Lyric and the Lyrical I (back to top)

Visual Layout (back to top)

Line-breaks (back to top)

Genre (back to top)

Myth, Allegory, Tragedy (back to top)

Quality (back to top)

Criticism (back to top)

Movements (back to top)

Change/Avant-garde (back to top)

Prose/Narrative (back to top)

Music (back to top)

The Visual Arts (back to top)

Science (back to top)

See also my Science and the Arts article.

Writing and Society (back to top)

Miscellaneous (back to top)

Quotes about writing are at http://www.crayne.com/download/wri-quot.txt.
Updated February 2019
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