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Books Books 21 - 30 of about 48 related to The Gutenberg Elegies: The Fate of Reading in an Electronic Age.   

Reality Hunger

David Shields - Literary Criticism - 2010 - 240 pages
A landmark book, “brilliant, thoughtful” (The Atlantic) and “raw and gorgeous” (LA Times), that fast-forwards the discussion of the central artistic issues of our time, from ...
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Why Read Moby-Dick?

Nathaniel Philbrick - Literary Criticism - 2011 - 144 pages
A “brilliant and provocative” (The New Yorker) celebration of Melville’s masterpiece—from the bestselling author of In the Heart of the Sea and Valiant Ambition One of the ...
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100 One-Night Reads: A Book Lover's Guide

David C. Major, John S. Major - Literary Criticism - 2008 - 336 pages
Readers everywhere know that nothing soothes the spirit like sinking into a really good book. If you're one of that happy band, you'll quickly recognize the authors of this ...
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The Material Letter in Early Modern England: Manuscript Letters and the ...

James Daybell - History - 2012 - 357 pages
The first major socio-cultural study of manuscript letters and letter-writing practices in early modern England. Daybell examines a crucial period in the development of the ...
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yes I said yes I will Yes.: A Celebration of James Joyce, Ulysses, and 100 ...

Nola Tully - Literary Criticism - 2010 - 160 pages
On the fictional morning of June 16, 1904—Bloomsday, as it has come to be known—Mr. Leopold Bloom set out from his home at 7 Eccles Street and began his day’s journey through ...
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T.S. Eliot Materialized: Literal Meaning and Embodied Truth

G. Douglas Atkins - Literary Criticism - 2013 - 71 pages
Today, nearly 100 years after the publication of 'The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock, ' The Sacred Wood, and The Waste Land, T.S. Eliot still suffers from the perception of ...
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Rape in Stieg Larsson's Millennium Trilogy and Beyond: Contemporary ...

Berit Astrom, Katarina Gregersdotter, Tanya Horeck - Literary Criticism - 2012 - 219 pages
With its powerful images of rape and revenge, Stieg Larsson's bestselling Millennium trilogy has made a major impact on the contemporary crime novel. This collection explores ...
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Reading Historical Fiction: The Revenant and Remembered Past

Kate Mitchell, Nicola Parsons - Literary Criticism - 2013 - 243 pages
This collection of essays that examines historical fiction from the eighteenth century to the present. In doing so, it provides a clear sense of both the shifts and ...
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