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Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

AT: A Tragedy Rehearsed A: Richard Brinsley Sheridan Pf: 1779, London Pb:null...

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critic

Edited by John Ayto.

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 6 words.

an armchair critic: see armchair.

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Critic

Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 35 words.

A judge, an arbiter. A captious, malignant critic is called a zoilus.

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<p>Critics</p>

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 1071 words.

A critic is a bundle of biases held loosely together by a sense of taste.

Whitney Balliett 1926–2007

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<p>Critics</p>

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 1071 words.

A critic is a bundle of biases held loosely together by a sense of taste.

Whitney Balliett 1926–2007

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<p>Critics</p>

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 1096 words.

A critic is a bundle of biases held loosely together by a sense of taste.

Whitney Balliett 1926–2007

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Critics

Paul Watt.

in The Oxford Handbook of Opera

November 2014; p ublished online April 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Music; Musicology and Music History. 9211 words.

Opera has been a ripe topic for critics for centuries. The blend of music, words, and dramaturgy has made for a potent mix of elements on which critics have long delivered judgment. This...

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Critics

Joseph McBride.

in Hawks on Hawks

November 2013; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Film. 878 words.

Hawks reflects on the critical reception of his films and addresses the interpretations that many critics project on his work. He recalls a press conference concerning the film The Big Sleepnull...

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Critic

in Barthes

February 2002; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 5080 words.

‘Critic’ explains how Barthes devoted considerable time to the critic's traditional task of interpreting and evaluating writers' achievements. In Michelet par lui-même Barthes produced a...

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Critics

in Music in the Nineteenth Century

July 2009; p ublished online July 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Romantic Music. 20802 words.

The same explosion of musical activity into public life that gave rise to the new virtuosity (or found an outlet in it) also gave rise to a new musical profession altogether: that of...

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Critic

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

AT: A Tragedy Rehearsed A: Richard Brinsley Sheridan Pf: 1779, London Pb:null...

See overview in Oxford Index