The Myth Makers: Literary Essays
The Myth Makers is the first volume of essays in fifteen years by V.S. Prichett, a literary critic. The Myth Makers gives us profound "re-views" of such literary masters as Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Chekov, Flaubert, Stendhal, Zola, George Sand, Machado de Assis, Strindberg, Kafka, Pasternak, Solzhenitsyn, Borges, and Garcia Marquez, among others. Each essay featured illuminates the interplay between the life and work of a writer.
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BORIS PASTERNAK Unsafe Conduct
ANTON CHEKHOV A Doctor
LEO TOLSTOY The Despot
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