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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 45 related to The Gutenberg Elegies: The Fate of Reading in an Electronic Age.    

The electric life: essays on modern poetry

Sven Birkerts - Literary Criticism - 1989 - 459 pages
Discusses modern poetry and examines the poems of Keats, Marianne Moore, Pasternak, Paz, Robert Lowell, and Adrienne Rich
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American energies: essays on fiction

Sven Birkerts - Literary Collections - 1992 - 413 pages
Award-winning writer Sven Birkerts takes on contemporary American fiction in this provocative new collection of essays. In these insightful pieces, Birkerts evaluates the ...
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Writing well

Donald Hall - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1979 - 416 pages
Co-authored by two esteemed writers, "Writing Well," is a beautifully-written and thoroughly readable guide to the craft of writing prose. This concise, lively text covers all ...
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My Sky Blue Trades: Growing Up Counter in a Contrary Time

Sven Birkerts - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 279 pages
The literary critic shares memories of growing up as an outcast in suburban Detroit, reaching back into his family's history to paint a portrait of a life lived as an outsider ...
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Literature: the evolving canon

Sven Birkerts - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1993 - 1625 pages
The new edition of this comprehensive anthology by a well-known literary critic, scholar, and teacher continues to bring a new awareness of how the world of fiction, poetry ...
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Tolstoy's dictaphone: technology and the muse

Sven Birkerts - Literary Collections - 1996 - 261 pages
A collection of writers, including Birkerts, Wendy Lesser, Mark Slouka, Albert Goldbarth, and Paul West, share their opinions about the electronic age and the decline of reading
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Reading life: books for the ages

Sven Birkerts - Literary Collections - 2007 - 191 pages
In a collection of twelve incisive and intimate essays, the noted critic, essayist, and author of The Gutenberg Elegies reexamines key works of fiction in terms of the personal ...
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The Other Walk: Essays

Sven Birkerts - Biography & Autobiography - 2011 - 192 pages
A series of autobiographical pieces by the master of reflection and slow time Throughout his life, Sven Birkerts, one of the country’s foremost literary critics, has carved out ...
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