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The death of the critic

The death of the critic

McDonald, Ronan, 1970-

Despite a huge appetite for cultural comment, the status of the literary critic is in decline. Dr McDonald's book explores the reasons behind this contradiction, examining the situation both in the UK and USA

Paperback, Hardback, Book. English.
Published London: Continuum, 2007
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Statement of responsibility: Ronan McDonald
ISBN: 0826492797, 0826492800, 9780826492791, 9780826492807
Intended audience: Specialized.
Physical Description: 224 p. ; 20 cm.
Subject: Critics United States.; Criticism.; Great Britain; USA; Critics Great Britain.; Criticism; Literature


  1. Introduction: The Role of the Critic
  2. The Public Critic in the 20th Century
  3. Anglo American Literary Criticism since 1968
  4. The Value of Criticism and the Criticism of Value.