"Responsibilities of the writer: a display of the resistance to communication"



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4th annual Nina Mae Kellogg lecture


1 hour 14 minutes

Original Description

1pm Old Main Auditorium, I.A Richards Professor Emeritus, Harvard University


Ivor Richards, a noted English literary critic and rhetorician, taught English Literature at Harvard from 1944 until his retirement in 1963. His work, including Principles of Literary Criticism (1924), introduced a new method of reading literature that developed into New Criticism. Professor Marjorie Nelson and President Branford Millar also appear on the recording.

Transferred and preserved by Portland State University Library’s Special Collections with the generous support of the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the Oregon State Library.


Literature -- Methodology, New Criticism

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Reel to reel, 3.75 ips, dual


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