Chronicles Magazine September 1996

  • VITAL SIGNS

    New Criticism, Old Values

    It was in 1942 that John Crowe Ransom coined the phrase "The New Criticism" by publishing a book under that title, a book about the most respected literary critics of the first half of the century, notably T.S. Eliot, LA. Richards, William...

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  • VITAL SIGNS

    Remembering Casals

    Talking to musicians or composers has its values, but it seldom adds much to what we know of music. Mozart's letters to his father give you a few insights into the creative process, but Beethoven's are merely a peep into his psyche.

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