George Edward Woodberry Summary

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  • 9 Literature Criticisms
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1,806 words, approx. 7 pages
In the following excerpt, the critic praises Heart of Man. One of the most encouraging signs of the literary times is the coming into increased favor of the thoughtful essay among both writers and rea... Read more
1,380 words, approx. 5 pages
In the following review, Henderson offers sardonic commentary on The Kingdom of All-Souls. The most amazing feature of this small volume of poems [The Kingdom of All-Souls, and Two Other Poems] is the... Read more
552 words, approx. 2 pages
In the following review of Ideal Passion, Monroe describes Woodberry's poetic style as outdated. Mr. Woodberry's sonnet sequence [Ideal Passion] has the frail beauty of perfumed summer d... Read more
1,226 words, approx. 5 pages
In the following review of a reissue of six volumes of Woodberry's essays, Van Doren characterizes Woodberry as a mediocre critic By collecting his literary criticism, or by permitting the Soci... Read more
1,882 words, approx. 7 pages
In the following essay, Erskine gives a laudatory assessment of Woodberry as a poet, critic, and teacher. George Edward Woodberry was first and last a poet. He used to say that his life had somewhat m... Read more
1,683 words, approx. 6 pages
In the following essay, which was delivered as an address in 1930, Johnson offers an appreciation of Woodberry. In paying this tribute to our colleague, one of America's foremost men of letters... Read more
4,546 words, approx. 16 pages
In the following essay, de la Mare describes who Woodberry was, as reflected in his letters and other writings. In a brief paper on Thackeray's letters, written in Woodberry's earlier ye... Read more
2,470 words, approx. 9 pages
In the following essay, Pritchard discusses the influence of Aristotle on Woodberry's criticism. George Edward Woodberry entered Harvard when Lowell was finishing his career as a professor. Low... Read more
1,368 words, approx. 5 pages
In the following essay, Glicksberg identifies the aesthetic principles of Woodberry's criticism. Born at Beverly, Massachusetts, on May 12, 1855, Woodberry was educated at Phillips Exeter and t... Read more