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The Pooh perplex

Frederick C. Crews

The Pooh perplex

a freshman casebook.

by Frederick C. Crews

  • 313 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Dutton in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Milne, A. A. 1882-1956 -- Characters -- Winnie-the-Pooh -- Humor.,
    • Milne, A. A. 1882-1956 -- Examinations -- Study guides -- Humor.,
    • Children -- Books and reading -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century -- Humor.,
    • Children"s stories, English -- History and criticism -- Humor.,
    • Winnie-the-Pooh (Fictitious character) -- Humor.,
    • Teddy bears in literature -- Humor.,
    • Criticism -- Humor.

    • Edition Notes

      GenreHumor.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6025.I65 W65
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 150 p.
      Number of Pages150
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5883932M
      LC Control Number63015770

      The Pooh Perplex is an immensely clever and effective satire against literary criticism, as manifested by the s. Each chapter consists of an essay, purportedly written by literary critic, of childhood favorite Winnie the Pooh. The blurb on the front cover tells the book's purpose (in appropriate Pooh-like language): "In Which It is Discovered that the True Meaning of the Pooh Stories is Not as Simple as is /5(8).   The Pooh Perplex was first written over 45 years ago, but a few years ago the University of Chicago Press put out a new edition, which contains a new preface by the author. Mark Dever explains the basic idea in an annotated bibliography on inerrancy: [A book] not written by an evangelical Christian, but which has proved to be good medicine when first encountering various literary criticisms is.

        Postmodern Pooh by Frederick Crews Profile, £ When I started university, a really horribly long time ago, I bought a copy of Frederick Crews's The Pooh Perplex, a . The Pooh Perplex A Freshman Casebook (Book): Crews, Frederick C.

      Frederick C. Crews THE POOH PERPLEX 1st Edition 6th Printing Hardcover New York E. P. Dutton Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket. Owner name on FEP. 2 Seller Rating: % positive. Frederick Crews. Frederick Crews is the author of many books, including the bestselling satire The Pooh Perplex and Follies of the Wise, which was a finalist for a National Book Critics Circle is also a professor emeritus of English at the University of California, Berkeley, a longtime contributor to The New York Review of Books, and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.


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I must admit, it's brilliantly done, and the pompousness and God-complexes of some of the 4/5. The Pooh Perplex Hardcover – January 1, by frederick c. crews (Author) out of 5 stars 4 ratings. See all 14 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" — $ 4/5(4).

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 4/4(3).

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It was probably the publication of Postmodern Pooh, Frederick Crews's second venture into Pooh studies, that explains the renewed availability of The Pooh Perplex more than 40 Author: Frederick C. Crews. 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 Pooh. 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 general.

The Pooh Perplex A Freshman Casebook by Frederick C. Crews. 3 Want to read; Published by E.P. Dutton in New York, USA. Written in EnglishCited by: Modelled on the "case-books" often used in freshman English classes at the time, "The Pooh Perplex" contains 12 essays written in different critical voices, complete with ridiculous footnotes, tongue-in-cheek "questions and study projects" and hilarious biographical notes on the contributors.

The Pooh Perplex, A Freshman Casebook by Frederick C Crews, published by EP Dutton & Co., Inc. first edition, Illustrations by EH Shepard. Jacket design by Muriel Nasser. The Pooh perplex: a freshman casebook. [Frederick C Crews] -- 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.

With incisive essays such as "A Bourgeois Writer's Proletarian Fables" and "A la recherche du Pooh perdu", by distinguished authors such as Duns C. Penwiper and P.R. Honeycomb, "The Pooh Perplex" is sure to delight everyone who has ever had to suffer through a freshman English class - /5(7).

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Dutton, ]. In the intervening years since Crews's little book was published, there have been other employments and spin-offs of the A.A. Milne's little children's classic Winnie-the Pooh [].Author: Curtis Faville.

He received popular attention for The Pooh Perplex (), a book of satirical essays parodying contemporary casebooks. Initially a proponent of psychoanalytic literary criticism, Crews later rejected psychoanalysis, becoming a critic of Sigmund Freud and his scientific and ethical : American literature.

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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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).

With incisive essays such as "A Bourgeois Writer's Proletarian Fables" and "A la recherche du Pooh perdu", by distinguished authors such as Duns C. Penwiper and P.R.

Honeycomb, "The Pooh Perplex" is sure to delight everyone who has ever had to suffer through a freshman English class - and many of their teachers, too/5(6).

This optimistc note, which is in fact the ultimate meaning of 'Winnie-the-Pooh,' is what rescues the book from the vilest decadence and makes it, after all, suitable reading for progressive children thoughout the world.” ― Frederick C.

Crews, The Pooh Perplex.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 that /5(2).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.