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Reading life : books for the ages

Birkerts, Sven. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 9781555974640 (acid-free paper)
  • ISBN: 1555974643 (acid-free paper)
  • Physical Description: 191 p. ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Saint Paul, Minn. : Graywolf Press, c2007.

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Formatted Contents Note:
The reading life -- Children's crusade : J.D. Salinger's The catcher in the rye -- Love's wound, love's salve : Knut Hamsun's Pan -- "I don't believe that" : D.H. Lawrence's Women in love -- Romancing the self : Gustave Flaubert's Madame Bovary -- The mad energies of art : Saul Bellow's Humboldt's gift -- The murderer's fancy prose style : Vladimir Nabokov's Lolita -- The possibility of the search : Walker Percy's The moviegoer -- The saddest story, indeed : Ford Madox Ford's The good soldier -- "Live all you can" : Henry James's The ambassadors -- Into the blue paint : Virginia Woolf's To the lighthouse -- The tether of origins : Alice Munro's The beggar maid : stories of Flo and Rose.
Subject: Books and reading.
Birkerts, Sven > Books and reading.
Authors and readers.
Literature, Modern > History and criticism.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at State Library of Alabama.


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APLS 028.9092 BIR 2007 31291002822235 STACKS Available -

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