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Published: 13 August 2015

286 Pages


ISBN: 9780198713425

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Radical Empiricists

Five Modernist Close Readers

Helen Thaventhiran

  • Presents a new history of early twentieth-century criticism
  • Proposes innovative readings of the prose of five major poet-critics: I.A. Richards, T.S. Eliot, William Empson, R.P. Blackmur, and Marianne Moore
  • Includes a detailed theoretical and contextual introduction
  • Combines close readings with thorough textual analysis