New Criticism

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    Difference Between Russian Formalism and New Criticism

    Both Formalism and new criticism are approaches that advocate for the particular use of language in literary works. The literary language is completely different from non-literary language, according to them. Literary languages use varied literary devices to draw the reader’s consideration to itself. The writer’s function is irrelevant for each approaches. The language of the textual content is all that…

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    What is New Criticism in Literature? | Principles of New Criticism

    New Criticism was made prominent by John Crowe Ransom in his book “The New Criticism”, published in 1941. It refers to a movement in literary criticism which began in the 1920s. Notable critics in this mode were the Southerners, Cleanth Brooks, and Robert Penn Warren, whose book “Understanding Poetry” and “Understanding Fiction” worked remarkably to make this dominant criticism teaching…

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