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Pooh perplex

Frederick C. Crews

Pooh perplex

a student casebook

by Frederick C. Crews

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Published by Arthur Barker in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Milne, A. A. -- 1882-1956.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Frederick C. Crews.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination150 p.
    Number of Pages150
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16232916M
    ISBN 100213171988

    ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: x, pages: illustrations ; 21 cm: Contents: Paradoxical persona: the hierarchy of heroism in Winnie-the-Pooh / Harvey C. Window --A bourgeois writer's proletarian fables / Martin Tempralis --The theory and practice of bardic verse: notations on the hums of Pooh / P.R. Honeycomb --Poisoned paradise: the underside of Pooh. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages illustrations 21 cm: Contents: Paradoxical persona: the heirarchy of heroism in Winnie-the-Pooh / Harvey C. Window --A bourgeois writer's proletarion fables / Martin Tempralis --The theory and practice of bardic verse: notations on the hums of Pooh / P.R. Honeycomb --Poisoned paradise: the underside of Pooh.

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Modeled on the "casebooks" often used in freshman English classes at the time, The Pooh Perplex contains twelve essays written in different critical voices, complete with ridiculous footnotes, tongue-in-cheek "questions and study projects," and hilarious biographical notes on the contributors.

This edition contains a new preface by the author Cited by: "Postpartum Poop" on THE POOH PERPLEX THE POOH PERPLEX is an entertaining book that should be required reading for everyone about to join the ranks of graduate students studying literature.

As Frederick C. Crews mocks approach after approach to the analysis of literature and smears the poop of the critics who have promoted these approaches, he also offers readers a mini-course in term-paper 4/5(50). I first read The Pooh Perplex in the summer before my freshman year of college; my father presented it to me as an encapsulation of the reasons why he had abandoned his English major.

I had not yet encountered Leavis, Crane, and the other critics so marvelously parodied in Crews's book, but I spent a good few hours shrieking with laughter at /5(13).

Modeled on the "casebooks" often used in freshman English classes at the time, The Pooh Perplex contains twelve essays written in different critical voices, complete with ridiculous footnotes, tongue-in-cheek "questions and study projects," and hilarious biographical notes on the contributors.

This edition contains a new preface by the author 4/4(3). The Pooh Perplex Hardcover – January 1, by frederick c. crews (Author) out of 5 stars 4 ratings. See all 13 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback "Please retry" 4/5(4).

This is, in a sense, the second volume of his Pooh Perplex book, now in reprint, and recommended. Crewes continues his "analyses" of the Pooh books in the voices of various academics from varied disciplines.

It will be funniest to those who are familiar with academic writing, and it is probably more opaque than the earlier book, but no matter/5(24). In this devastatingly funny classic, Frederick Crews skewers the ego-inflated pretensions of the schools and practitioners of literary criticism popular in the s, including Freudians, Aristotelians, and New Critics.

Modeled on the "casebooks" often used in freshman English classes at the time, The Pooh Perplex contains twelve essays written in different critical voices, complete with 3/5(3). Anyone who enjoys literary criticism but has their doubts about some of it will find The Pooh Perplex hilariously funny.

It is a collection of parodies of different schools of criticism, cast in the form of a student casebook on Winnie the volume as a whole, with bibliographic notes at the beginning and study questions at the end of each essay, is a parody of student study guides in.

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Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The Pooh Perplex by Frederick C. Crews,E.P. Dutton edition, Paperback in English The Pooh Perplex ( edition) | Open LibraryCited by: The Pooh Perplex was first published in when Pooh was still a “a Bear with No Brain at All”, and before he became a Buddhist or a Taoist.

It was, perhaps, the first book to suggest that there was more to Pooh than initially met the eye (although, let’s face it, Pooh was never thin). A brilliant sequel to Crews' The Pooh Perplex, this book is a compilation of Crews' essays spoofing the postmodern, deconstructionist literary criticism that has shanghaied, hogtied, and stuffed shop rags into the mouth of the I'd read the Perplex in grad school, I would have understood all my classes better.

If I'd read Postmodern before starting an (unfinished) PhD program, /5. In this devastatingly funny classic, Frederick Crews skewers the ego-inflated pretensions of the schools and practitioners of literary criticism popular in the s, including Freudians, Aristotelians, and New Critics.

Modeled on the "casebooks" often used in freshman English classes at the time, The Pooh Perplex contains twelve essays written in different critical voices, complete with. “Now, 'that sort of Bear' is of course a bear who wants to be flattered, and it is plain that the Christophoric ear is using Pooh to make its own devious request that it (the ear's projection, 'Christopher Robin') be made the center of attention.

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Initially a proponent of psychoanalytic literary criticism, Crews later rejected psychoanalysis, becoming a critic of Sigmund Freud and his scientific and ethical standards. Crews was a prominent participant in the "Freud wars Fields: American literature. Modeled on the "casebooks" often used in freshman English classes at the time, The Pooh Perplex contains twelve essays written in different critical voices, complete with ridiculous footnotes, tongue-in-cheek "questions and study projects," and hilarious biographical notes on the contributors.

This edition contains a new preface by the author /5(7). Modeled on the "casebooks" often used in freshman English classes at the time, The Pooh Perplex contains twelve essays written in different critical voices, complete with ridiculous footnotes, tongue-in-cheek "questions and study projects," and hilarious biographical notes on the contributors.

This edition contains a new preface by the author /5(2). This is, in a sense, the second volume of his Pooh Perplex book, now in reprint, and recommended. Crewes continues his "analyses" of the Pooh books in the voices of various academics from varied disciplines. It will be funniest to those who are familiar with academic writing, and it is probably more opaque than the earlier book, but no matter/5(19).

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Modelled on the "case-books" often used in freshman English classes at the time, "The Pooh Perplex" contains 12 essays written /5(6).