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Damrasch is a damn good writer. To render deep insight into plain English is not an easy task. He is damn good at it. When can I start to write like him?
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Blog review An extremely useful text for anyone interested in - or teaching - a world literature. Accessible, interesting, and even entertaining. Read full review
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