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256 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198800170

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The Nostalgic Imagination

History in English Criticism

Stefan Collini

  • The latest book from leading scholar and noted public intellectual, Stefan Collini
  • Based on Collini's highly-regarded Ford Lectures at Oxford University
  • Offers a major scholarly reinterpretation of the historical assumptions surrounding twentieth-century English literary criticism
  • Combines literary criticism and intellectual history to re-examine the cultural and literary history of twentieth-century Britain
  • Examines figures such as T.S. Eliot, F.R. Leavis, William Empson, Raymond Williams, Basil Willey, L.C. Knights, Q.D. Leavis, and Richard Hoggart