literary crticism, Leonard Brown, New Criticism, modern literature, Henry James
History of Art, Architecture, and Archaeology | Theory and Criticism
Part of an address during the dedication of the Ernest S. Bird Library at Syracuse University, Hilton Kramer describes the bleak state of literary criticism in the early 1970s. He also relates his experiences under the tutelage of Professor Leonard Brown, who taught literary crticism.
Kramer, Hilton. "The Lost Voice of Criticism." A Commemorative Issue on the Dedication of the Ernest S. Bird Library. Spec. issue of The Courier 10.4 (1973): 24-34.