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RENÉ WELLEK (1903 - 1995)

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  • Anthologies:

    • The Attack on Literature, and Other Essays.  Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 1982. 

    • Discriminations: Further Concepts of Criticism.  New Haven: Yale UP, 1970.
    • Confrontations: Studies in the Intellectual and Literary Relations Between Germany, England and the United States During the Nineteenth Century.  1965.
    • Concepts of Criticism.  Ed. Stephen G. Nichols, Jr.  New Haven: Yale UP, 1963. 
    • Theory of Literature.  By Wellek and Austin Warren.  New York: Harcourt Brace, 1942. 
  • Selected Individual Works:
    • "Respect for Tradition."  Times Literary Supplement December 10, 1982.
    • "The New Criticism: Pro and Contra."  Critical Inquiry 4 (1978): 611-624. 
      • The Attack on Literature, and Other Essays.  Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 1982.  87-103.
    • Four Critics: Croce, Valéry, Lukács, and Ingarden.  1981.
    • "What is Literature?"  What is Literature?  Ed. Paul Hernadi.  Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1978.  16-23.
    • "The Attack on Literature."  Expression, Communication and Experience in Literature and Language.  Ed. Roger G. Pepperwell.  London: , 1973.  1-16. 
      • American Scholar 42 (1982): 27-42. 
      • The Attack on Literature, and Other Essays.  Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 1982.  3-18.
    • "The Fall of Literary History."  Geschichte: Ereignis und Erzahlung.  Ed. Reinhart Kosseleck and Wolf-Dieter Stempel.  Munich: Wilhelm Fink, 1973.  427-440. 
      • The Attack on Literature, and Other Essays.  Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 1982.  64-77.
    • "Kenneth Burke and Literary Criticism."  Sewanee Review 79 (1971): 171-188.
    • "Russian Formalism."  Arcadia 6 (1971): 175-186. 
      • The Attack on Literature, and Other Essays.  Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 1982.  119-134.
    • The Literary Theory and Aesthetics of the Prague School.  Ann Arbor: U of Michigan P, 1969. 
      • Discriminations: Further Concepts of Criticism.  New Haven: Yale UP, 1970.  275-303. 
    • "The Name and Nature of Comparative Literature."  Comparatists at Work.  Ed. Stephen G. Nicholls and Richard B. Vowles.  Waltham, MA: , 1968.  3-27.
    • "The Term and Concept of Literary Criticism."  Proceedings of the Third Congress of the International Association of Comparative Literature.  The Hague: Mouton, 1962.  35-47. 
      • Concepts of Criticism.  Ed. Stephen G. Nichols, Jr.  New Haven: Yale UP, 1963.  21-36.
    • "The Main Trends of Twentieth Century Criticism."  Yale Review 51 (1961): 102-118. 
      • Concepts of Criticism.  Ed. Stephen G. Nichols, Jr.  New Haven: Yale UP, 1963.  344-364.
    • "The Concept of Realism in Literary Scholarship."  Neophilologus 44 (1960): 1-20. 
      • Concepts of Criticism.  Ed. Stephen G. Nichols, Jr.  New Haven: Yale UP, 1963.  222-255.
    • "Leo Spitzer (1887-1960)."  Comparative Literature 12 (1960): 310-334.
    • "Literary Theory, Criticism, and History."  Sewanee Review 68 (1960): 1-19. 
      • 20th Century Literary Criticism.  Ed. David Lodge.  London: Longman, 1972.  552-564.
      • Concepts of Criticism.  Ed. Stephen G. Nichols, Jr.  New Haven: Yale UP, 1963.  1-20.
      • English Studies Today (1961): 53-65. 
    • "The Crisis of Comparative Literature."  Proceedings of the Second International Congress of Comparative Literature.  Ed. W. P. Friederich.  Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 1959.  149-159. 
      • Concepts of Criticism.  Ed. Stephen G. Nichols, Jr.  New Haven: Yale UP, 1963.  282-295.
    • "Hippolyte Taine's Literary Criticism."  Criticism 1.1 (1959): 1-18.
    • "Concepts of Form and Structure in Twentieth Century Criticism."  Neophilogus 42 (1958): 1-11. 
      • Concepts of Criticism.  Ed. Stephen G. Nichols, Jr.  New Haven: Yale UP, 1963.  54-68.
    • "The Concept of Evolution in Literary History."  For Roman Jakobson.  The Hague: Mouton, 1956.  653-661. 
      • Concepts of Criticism.  Ed. Stephen G. Nichols, Jr.  New Haven: Yale UP, 1963.  37-53.
    • A History of Modern Criticism, 1750-1950.  8 Vols.  New Haven: Yale UP, 1955-1993.
      • French, Italian, and Spanish Criticism, 1900-1950.  Vol. 8.  1993.
      • German, Russian, and Eastern European Criticism, 1900-1950.  Vol. 6.  1991.
      • American Criticism, 1900-1950.  Vol. 6.  1986.
      • English Criticism, 1900-1950.  Vol. 5.  1986.
      • The Later Nineteenth Century.  Vol. 4.  1965.
      • The Age of Transition.  Vol. 3.  1965.
      • The Romantic Age.  Vol. 2.  1955.
      • The Later Eighteenth Century.  Vol. 1.  1955.
    • "Literary Scholarship."  American Scholarship in the Twentieth Century.  Ed. Ralph Gabriel.  Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1954.  111-145. 
      • Rpt. as "American Literary Scholarship."  Concepts of Criticism.  Ed. Stephen G. Nichols, Jr.  New Haven: Yale UP, 1963.  296-315.
    • "The Concept of Comparative Literature."  Yearbook of Comparative and General Literature.  Vol. 2.  Ed. W. P. Friederich.  Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 1953.  1-5.
    • "Literary History."  PMLA 67 (1952): 19-29.
    • "The Concept of 'Romanticism' in Literary History."  Comparative Literature 1 (1949): 1-23; 147-172. 
      • Concepts of Criticism.  Ed. Stephen G. Nichols, Jr.  New Haven: Yale UP, 1963.  128-198.
      • Romanticism: Points of View:.  Ed. Robert F. Gleckner and Gerald Enscoe.  Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1962.  192-211. 
    • "Six Types of Literary History."  1946.
      • The Critical Significance of Biographical Evidence.  English Institute Essays 1946.  New York: Columbia UP, 1947.  107-126.
    • "The Concept of Baroque in Literary Scholarship."  Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticsm 5 (1946): 77-109. 
      • Concepts of Criticism.  Ed. Stephen G. Nichols, Jr.  New Haven: Yale UP, 1963.  69-114.
    • "The Revolt Against Positivism in Recent European Literary Scholarship."  Twentieth Century English.  Ed. W. S. Knickerbocker.  New York: Philosophical Library, 1946.  67-89. 
      • Concepts of Criticism.  Ed. Stephen G. Nichols, Jr.  New Haven: Yale UP, 1963.  256-281.
    • "Development in Literature."  Dictionary of World Literature.  Ed. Joseph T. Shipley.  New York: Philosophical Library, 1943.  156-158.
    • "Period in Literature."  Dictionary of World Literature.  Ed. Joseph T. Shipley.  New York: Philosophical Library, 1943.  302-303.
    • "The Nature and Scope of Literary History."  Huntington Library Quarterly 6 (1942-1943): 35-39.
    • "The Mode of Existence of a Literary Work of Art."  Southern Review 7 (1942): 735-754. 
      • Twentieth Century Literary Theory: an Introductory Anthology.  Ed. Vassilis Lambropoulos and David Neal MillerAlbany: SUNY Press, 1986.  71-84.
      • Theory of Literature.  By Wellek and Austin Warren.  New York: Harcourt Brace, 1942.  142-157.
    • "The Nature and Modes of Narrative Fiction."  The Theory of Literature.  By Warren and René Wellek.  New York: Harcourt Brace, 1942. 
      • Approaches to the Novel: Materials for a Poetics.  Ed. Robert Scholes.  San Francisco: Chandler, 1966.  5-21.
    • "Literary History."  Literary Scholarship.  Ed. Norman Foerster.  Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 1941.  01-103; 226-229; 239-255. 
      • Theory of Literature.  By Wellek and Austin Warren.  New York: Harcourt Brace, 1942.  252-269.
    • "Periods and Movements in Literary History."  English Institute Annual, 1940.  New York: Columbia UP, 1941.  73-93.
    • The Rise of English Literary History.  Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 1941.
    • "Literary Criticism and Philosophy."  Scrutiny 5 (1937): 375-383. 
      • The Importance of Scrutiny.  Ed. Eric Bentley.  New York: G. Stewart, 1948.  23-30.
    • "Theory of Literary History."  Travaux du Cercle Linguistique de Prague 6 (1936): 173-191. 
      • Theory of Literature.  By Wellek and Austin Warren.  New York: Harcourt Brace, 1942.  252-269.
    • Immanuel Kant in England, 1793-1838.  Princeton: Princeton UP, 1931.

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  • Anthologies:

    • Strelka, Joseph, ed.  Literary Theory and Criticism: Festschrift in Honour of René Wellek.  1984.

  • Selected Individual Works:

    • Bucco, Martin.  René Wellek.  1981.

    • Creed, Walter G.  "René Wellek and Karl Popper on the Mode of Existence of Ideas in Literature and Science."  Journal of the History of Ideas 44 (1983).

    • Harland, Richard.  "The New Criticism: Hegemonic Phase (Brooks, Penn Warren, Wimsatt, Wellek)."  Literary Theory from Plato to Barthes.  London: Palgrave Macmillan, 1999.  187-194.
    • Lawall, Sarah.  "René Wellek and Modern Literary Criticism."  Comparative Literature 40 (1988): .

    • Lawall, Sarah.  "René Wellek: Phenomenological Literary Historian."  Literary Theory and Criticism: Festschrift in Honour of René Wellek.  Ed. Joseph Strelka.  1984.

    • Winner, Thomas G., and John P. Kasik.  "René Wellek's Contribution to American Literary Scholarship."  Forum 2 (1977): .

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