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Books Books 41 - 50 of about 50 related to The Gutenberg Elegies: The Fate of Reading in an Electronic Age.   

Eighteenth-Century Escape Tales: Between Fact and Fiction

Michael J. Mulryan, Denis D. Grélé - Literary Criticism - 2016 - 168 pages
This volume is a study of the interdisciplinary nature of prison escape tales and their impact on European cultural identity in the eighteenth century. Prison escape narratives ...
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James Jones: The Limits of Eternity

Tony J. Williams - Literary Criticism - 2016 - 298 pages
James Jones played many roles, including short story writer, social critic, and war novelist. His most famous work, From Here to Eternity (1951), spent 20 weeks atop the New ...
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A Theory of the Classical Novel

Everett Knight - Literary Criticism - 2016 - 166 pages
First published in 1969, this book asserts that two concepts, structure and praxis, make it impractical for scholars to ignore the necessity of a theory of the novel — with ...
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The Idea of the Gentleman in the Victorian Novel

Robin Gilmour - Literary Criticism - 2016 - 202 pages
First published in 1981, this book represents the first comprehensive examination of Victorian society’s preoccupation with the ‘notion of the gentleman’ and how this was ...
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The Material Cultures of Enlightenment Arts and Sciences

Adriana Craciun, Simon Schaffer - Literary Criticism - 2016 - 322 pages
In this book the eighteenth century Enlightenment receives an important reassessment, using an astonishing range of materials and objects drawn from Europe and beyond ...
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Book Lust: Recommended Reading for Every Mood, Moment, and Reason

Nancy Pearl - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 287 pages
Presents 170 themed reading lists designed for any type of reading, from "chick lit" to books on bicycling, covering a wide variety of tastes and topics.
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Printing, Writers and Readers in Renaissance Italy

Brian Richardson - History - 1999 - 220 pages
The first full-length study of printing, writing and reading at a crucial period in Italian and European culture.
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The Encyclopedia of Fantasy

John Clute, John Grant - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 1079 pages
Contains more than four thousand entries touching on all aspects of fantasy literature, movies, and art
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