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Brooks, Cleanth

Line breaks: Cle|anth Brooks
Pronunciation: /brʊks
 
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Definition of Brooks, Cleanth in English:

( 1906–94), American teacher and critic. A leading proponent of the New Criticism movement, he edited The Southern Review (1935–42) and taught at Yale University (1947–75). Notable works: Modern Poetry and Tradition (1939).

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