At the end of his life, Robert Pen Warren was a Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist and poet who had […]
New Criticism is a form of “close reading” which allows the critic to examine the text without all the other, um, well, baggage, including its history, the author’s or the reader’s opinion.
Ralph Ellison won the National Book Award in 1952 for the only novel he ever published. That novel […]
I recently stumbled across Henry Fielding and looked over his body of work…and didn’t recognize anything. This, of […]