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I. A. Richards’s Sense of Poetry (October-December 1957) and its sequel Wrath of Achilles (January-March 1958) added poetry appreciation to the diverse televised lectures broadcast by WGBH-TV in its first years on the air. Harvard professor Richards was an interesting choice. He ranks among the most prominent twentieth-century literary critics. Generally credited with pioneering the approach known as New Criticism, he also helped develop the...
Mark Garrett Cooper is Professor of Film and Media Studies at the University of South Carolina. He collaborates with University of California, Davis English professor John Marx on a project called "Mass Media and the Humanities Workforce." His most recent book is Universal Women: Filmmaking and Institutional Changes in Early Hollywood (University of Illinois Press, 2010). He is also at work on a history of motion pictures from the point of view of accounting.