Frank Kermode, 7 May 1981
Show More Interpretation: An Essay in the Philosophy of Literary Criticism by P.D. Juhl.
Princeton, 332 pp., £11.20, January 1981, 0 691 07242 6Show More
“... to them questionable, to say nothing of their conviction that it would be inaccessible anyway. Mr Juhl’s book begins with a critique of Hirsch, but it soon becomes evident that he is a disciple, and that his main object is to reduce his master’s permissiveness. He will not have this choosing business. He disposes of the Gadamer party, a shade too briskly ...”