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Cleanth Brooks

| 10 maja 2013 | 0 Komentarzy

Brooks20 years ago, on May 10th 1994 at the age of 87, Cleanth Brooks died in New Haven (Connecticut ), a literary critic and an essayist; a son of a Methodist pastor from Kentucky, for many years (from 1947 to 1975) a professor at Yale University, also a visiting professor at several other universities, a six fold recipient of honorary degrees (honoris causa) at American and European universities, a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the National Institute of Arts and Sciences and the American Philosophical Society; one of the main representatives of the New Criticism, and a member of The Fugitives literary group representing the literature of the South, an expert on the work of W. Faulkner; associated with the Southern Agrarians movement, rekindling the tradition of an aristocratic conservatism of the South (Southern Tradition).

 

prof. Jacek Bartyzel

translated by Arek Jakubczyk

 

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