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Bound to Please: An Extraordinary One-Volume Literary Education

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 560 Nombre de pages
Michael Dirda, who won a Pulitzer Prize for distinguished criticism at the Washington Post Book World, is the author of An Open B... Lire la suite
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Michael Dirda, who won a Pulitzer Prize for distinguished criticism at the Washington Post Book World, is the author of An Open Book, Bound to Please, and Readings: Essays and Literary Entertainments. He lives in Silver Spring, Maryland.



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This new work features scores of Dirda's most engaging essays, all intended to introduce readers to wonderful writers, from the anecdotal Herodotus and James Boswell to the sensuous Colette and Steven Millhauser and European masters including Joseph Roth, Flann O'Brien, and Penelope Fitzgerald.

Résumé
"Michael Dirda may be as close to the ideal critic as we are likely to get."-Annie Proulx

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Titre: Bound to Please: An Extraordinary One-Volume Literary Education
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Code EAN: 9780393329636
ISBN: 978-0-393-32963-6
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: W W Norton & Co Inc
Genre: Linguistique et sciences de la littérature
nombre de pages: 560
Poids: 780g
Taille: H233mm x B167mm x T37mm
Année: 2007