Criticism

Criticism is the practice of judging the merits and faults of something or someone in a sometimes negative, sometimes intelligible, (or articulate) way.

New Releases Tagged "Criticism"

Sweet Lechery: Reviews, Essays & Profiles
Ideas of Order: A Close Reading of Shakespeare's Sonnets
Bad Feminist: Essays
Men Explain Things to Me
The Empathy Exams: Essays
Capital in the Twenty-First Century
This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate
What We See When We Read
The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person's Guide to Writing in the 21st Century
The Swerve: How the World Became Modern
Solar
Blockade Billy
I Wear the Black Hat: Grappling With Villains (Real and Imagined)
So We Read On: How The Great Gatsby Came to Be and Why It Endures
My Life in Middlemarch
The Republic of Imagination: America in Three Books
The Fry Chronicles

Giveaways

  • The End of the Jesus Era by Danail Hristov
    The End of the Jesus Era (An Investigation, #1)
    by
    This book is a logical continuation of a series of disclosures which shook fundamentally deeply embedded Christian beliefs.

    The Christian apologist Jos…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Dec 06 - Mar 02, 2015
    2 copies available, 621 people requesting
    Countries available: US, CA, and GB more
  • The Western Canon: The Books and School of the Ages
    Literary Theory: An Introduction
    Mythologies
    A Room of One's Own
    Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human
    Mimesis: The Representation of Reality in Western Literature
    The Madwoman in the Attic: The Woman Writer and the Nineteenth-Century Literary Imagination
    Orientalism
    Anatomy of Criticism: Four Essays
    Poetics
    ABC of Reading
    Aspects of the Novel
    Duma Key
    On Photography
    The Anxiety of Influence: A Theory of Poetry
    The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction by John CluteArchaeologies of the Future by Fredric JamesonThe Dreams Our Stuff is Made Of by Thomas M. DischCritical Theory and Science Fiction by Carl Howard FreedmanThe Seven Beauties of Science Fiction by Istvan Csicsery-Ronay Jr.
    Science Fiction Criticism
    25 books — 14 voters
    Let's Talk About Love by Carl WilsonPortishead's Dummy by R.J. WheatonIn the Aeroplane Over the Sea by Kim CooperExile on Main St. by Bill JanovitzDusty in Memphis by Warren Zanes
    33⅓
    113 books — 37 voters

    Illuminations by Walter BenjaminAspects of the Novel by E.M. ForsterThe Western Canon by Harold BloomThe Art of Fiction by David LodgeExistentialism from Dostoevsky to Sartre by Walter Kaufmann
    Works of Literary Criticism
    95 books — 25 voters
    Letters of John Keats by John KeatsPoetics by AristotleThe Republic by PlatoSatires, Epistles and Ars Poetica by HoracePoets in a Landscape by Gilbert Highet
    Ars Poetica
    24 books — 2 voters

    Yours Mine Ours by Bridgitte LesleyLucky Go Happy by Paul Van Der MerweBeating Heart by Anna El-EiniDying in Indian Country by Beth WardAtonement by Ian McEwan
    Contemporary Gift Book Ideas
    35 books — 30 voters
    Second Reading by Jonathan YardleyH.M. Pulham, Esq. by John P. MarquandThe Daughter of Time by Josephine TeyW.C. Fields by Robert Lewis TaylorThe Autumn of the Patriarch by Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez
    Jonathan Yardley's Second Readings
    99 books — 1 voter


    Azar Nafisi
    Azar Nafisi The Republic of Imagination: America in Three Books
    Her Favorite Books About Why We Read: Reading is like breathing for many of us, including the author of The Republic of Imagination, who shares a special list.
    More Good Minds Suggest…
    Bob Dylan
    Don't criticize what you can't understand.
    Bob Dylan

    Shannon L. Alder
    Often those that criticise others reveal what he himself lacks.
    Shannon L. Alder

    More quotes...
    Got a short story you are dying for people to give feedback? Post it here, we'll give you some o…more

    9 members, last active 2 years ago

    Group for folks of all ages who write anthropomorphism stories or are fans of the genre. Come sh…more

    2 members, last active one year ago

    The Artists' Corner The Artists' Corner is a group where fellow artists can come together and meet each other. Socia…more

    107 members, last active 9 months ago

    This is a club where you can rant about books you strongly dislike or have allot of problems wit…more

    1 member, last active one year ago

    Sophomorics
    4 chapters — updated May 31, 2009 06:21AM — 0 people liked it
    Because when I get mad, I write poetry
    1 chapters — updated Oct 19, 2014 01:46AM — 0 people liked it