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MJF Books, Feb 1, 2003 - Books - 297 pages
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These 28 pieces, dating from 1964 to Gardner's death in 1982, are mostly reviews. There are also a few longer essays or omnibus reviews, some thoughts on patriotism and the bicentennial, and ... Read full review


Art and Social Commitment
An Invective Against Mere Fiction
The Castle of Crossed Destinies by Italo Calvino

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John Gardner is Professor of English at Southern Illinois University. His previous books include a modernized English version of "The Complete Works of the Gawain-Poet "and a recently published novel, "The Wreckage of Agathon."

CHARLES JOHNSON, Jr. is Chair of the Department of History and Geography at Morgan State University.

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