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A note about Joining Music with Reason In the preface to this marvellous new anthology, its editor, Christopher Ricks, writes: Dr Johnson couched his high praise of poetry in these terms, and with reason, in The Rambler No. 86 (12 January 1751): 'The poet has this peculiar superiority, that to all the powers which the perfection of every other composition can require, he a ...more
Paperback, 456 pages
Published February 23rd 2011 by Waywiser Press
(first published October 8th 2010)
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Sir Christopher Bruce Ricks, FBA, is a British literary critic and scholar. He is the William M. and Sara B. Warren Professor of the Humanities at Boston University (U.S.) and Co-Director of the Editorial Institute at Boston University, and was Professor of Poetry at the University of Oxford (England) from 2004 to 2009. He is the immediate past-president of the Association of Literary Scholars and ...moreMore about Christopher Ricks...