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

Tolstoy's Dictaphone: Technology and the Muse

Sven Birkerts - Literary Collections - 1996 - 266 pages
When the great Russian writer Tolstoy was first offered the use of a brand new invention called the Dictaphone, he refused it, saying that it was sure to be "too dreadfully ...
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The Inspector Barlach Mysteries: The Judge and His Hangman and Suspicion

Friedrich Dürrenmatt, Joel Agee, Sven Birkerts - Fiction - 2006 - 209 pages
This volume offers bracing new translations of two precursors to the modern detective novel by Friedrich Dürrenmatt, whose genre-bending mysteries recall the work of Alain ...
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The Other Walk: Essays

Sven Birkerts - Biography & Autobiography - 2011 - 192 pages
Other Walk is 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 ...
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Readings

Sven Birkerts - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 274 pages
Readings combines the best of Sven Birkerts's previously published criticism with vital new essays. A dazzling writer whose clarity, rigor, and far-flung intellectual curiosity ...
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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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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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Reading Life: Books for the Ages

Sven Birkerts - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 256 pages
A new, compelling collection of essays by Sven Birkerts, "one of America's most distinguished, eloquent servants of the poetry and fiction that matter" (Susan Sontag) Reading ...
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Literature: The Evolving Canon

Sven Birkerts - Canon (Literature) - 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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