This reel contains René Wellek speaking at the University of Denver on November 6th, 1975 as part of the English Department Lecture Series. The audio begins mid-introduction. The primary topic of his lecture is the evaluation of literature. Wellek discusses the history of literary criticism providing ample references throughout. Additionally, he focuses on what criteria are used to judge literature. Wellek takes questions at the end of the lecture.
The audio has intermittent squeals throughout.
Total run time: 1:14:22