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AuthorKharboutli, Mahmoud K.
Available date2009-11-25T13:08:42Z
Publication Date1995
Publication NameBulletin of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
CitationBulletin of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, 1995, No. 18, Pages 47-77.
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/10576/8083
AbstractContrasting them with the poet-in-a poet, Harold Bloom says that "Critics may be wary of origins or consign them disdainfully to those carrion-eaters of scholarship." That in literary criticism there is an abundance of influence is hard to deny. Actually influence in this field has been firmly established as an accepted procedure with its own decorum and etiquette. Critics often doff to each other in recognition. And one may argue that there is too some anxiety of influence here and a variety of evasion ratios. Bloom, in trying to investigate this phenomenon, seeks to formulate a "theory of poetry," a phrase which he uses as a subtitle to his other book on the subject The Anxiety of Influence. Whether it is possible to speak of a theory of literary criticism on the basis of influence and evasion is an interesting and even stimulating question, one which this paper attempts to answer by a consideration of some relevant works of criticism dealing with Shakespeare's history play Richard II on its psychological, historico-political, and artistic levels.
Languageen
PublisherQatar University
SubjectEnglish Literature
TitleThe drama of critical discourse: the case of Richard II
TypeArticle
Pagination47-77
Issue Number18


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