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Critic

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...

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Chicago critics

Chris Baldick.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 152 words.

A group of critics associated with the University of Chicago, who contributed to the volume Critics and Criticisms: Ancient and

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Chicago critics

Chris Baldick.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 145 words.

A group of critics associated with the University of Chicago, who contributed to the volume Critics and Criticisms: Ancient and

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Chicago Critics

Jenny Stringer.

in The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Literature in English

January 1996; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 140 words.

a group of critics and scholars at the University of Chicago who pursued what they thought of as an authentic

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Theater Critics

Milly S. Barranger.

in The Oxford Companion to Women's Writing in the United States

January 1995; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Women's Writing). 1828 words.

Theater criticism in the United States, like the commercial theater whose work the professional critic chiefly addresses, has been dominated

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Évora Critics

in The Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics

P ublished online August 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 401 words.

The label is attributed to 17th-c. Port. intellectuals whose activity as critics and theorists of poetry centered on Manuel Severim

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Prodigal Critics:

Jeffrey J. Williams.

in How to Be an Intellectual

September 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 1929 words.

This chapter argues against the standard idea that American criticism developed from "French theory." Rather, in the case of three major contemporary critics and theorists, Harold Bloom,...

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Chicago Critics

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

A group of critics associated with the University of Chicago, who contributed to the volume Critics and Criticisms: Ancient and Modern (1952) edited by the most prominent figure, R. S....

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British Critic

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

A mainly theological review, formed by the amalgamation of three existing periodicals (its full title was originally: ‘British Critic, Quarterly Theological Review and Ecclesiastical...

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Critics (II)

Stefan Collini.

in Common Writing

March 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Cultural History. 11004 words.

This chapter provides a general reassessment of the critical work of Lionel Trilling, perhaps the most admired American critic of the mid-twentieth century, emphasizing the distinctiveness...

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Morality Critics

Brian Leiter.

in The Oxford Handbook of Continental Philosophy

November 2007; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Social and Political Philosophy; Moral Philosophy. 19124 words.

One striking feature of post-Kantian philosophy in Europe has been the emergence of morality critics, philosophers who, contra the popular consensus, dispute the value of morality and the...

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