Ivor Armstrong Richards

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Noun1.Ivor Armstrong Richards - English literary critic who collaborated with C. K. Ogden and contributed to the development of Basic English (1893-1979)
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Though Ivor Armstrong Richards wrote mainly about poetry, his ideas fully apply to any literary text.
Although literary historians can trace the roots of aesthetic formalism all the way back to Aristotle, the modern movement probably began in 1924 when a Cambridge don named Ivor Armstrong Richards published his groundbreaking work Principles of Literary Criticism.