The Elsewhere Community
Acclaimed literary critic Hugh Kenner examines Western culture's insatiable need for stimulation encountered elsewhere Ñ from the eighteenth century's Grand Tour, to the self-imposed exile of modernist writers, to the disembodied global journeys the Internet avails us today. Kenner brings to this fascinating study knowledge of a wide array of disciplines.Hugh Kenner has written on topics ranging from geodesic domes to Bugs Bunny, but is perhaps best known for The Pound Era, his definitive study of Ezra Pound's life and work.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jsburbidge - LibraryThing
A short meditation, ultimately, on books as a gateway to contact with people and places elsewhere, mixing in bits of autobiography and literary history. Kenner deploys some of the anecdotes he had ... Read full review
THE ELSEWHERE COMMUNITYUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
In a casual format meant for a general audience, the great critic and scholar of Modernism discusses the essence of literary education in terms of two basic themes: the voyage of discovery and fruits ... Read full review