Keywords: literary criticism

The Possessed: Adventures With Russian Books and the People Who Read Them

The Possessed: Adventures With Russian Books and the People Who Read Them


Elif Batuman

ISBN: 9781921656644
Year of publication: 2010

ELIF BATUMAN The Possessed ELIF BATUMAN was born in New York City and grew up in New Jersey. She now lives in San Francisco. She is the recipient of a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers Award. She teaches at Stanford University. The Possessed The Possessed ADVENTURES WITH RUSSIAN BOOKSAND THE PEOPLE WHO READ THEMElif BatumanFARRAR, STRAUS AND GIROUXNEW YORK Farrar, Straus and Giroux18 West 18th Street, New York 10011 Copyright 2010 by Elif BatumanAll rights reservedDistributed in Canada by DM ...

Keywords: General Literary Criticism Russian & Former Soviet Union Russian literature
Rust and Bone : Stories

Rust and Bone : Stories


Craig Davidson

ISBN: 9780330441810
Year of publication: 2005

Rust and Bone Stories by Craig Davidson To Mom and Dad More Praise for Rust and Bone Like a gleeful bull in the china shop of staid and worthy CanLit, Davidson is defining his own literary identity by shattering conventions. National Post Rust and Bone is a superb collection from a young writer who already feels fully formed. The stories give off an air of confidence, the kind of confidence one expects in the works of veterans like Alice Munro or William Trevor, as if Davidson is fully aware of ...

Keywords: Canadian Fiction General Literary Criticism Short Stories
How to Live : A Life of Montaigne in One Question and Twenty Attempts at an Answer

How to Live : A Life of Montaigne in One Question and Twenty Attempts at an Answer


Sarah Bakewell

ISBN: 9780099485155
Year of publication: 2011

How to live, or, A life of Montaigne in one question and twenty attempts at an answer by Sarah Bakewell For Simo Q. How to live MICHEL DE MONTAIGNE IN ONE QUESTION AND TWENTY ATTEMPTS AT AN ANSWER THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY is full of people who are full of themselves. A half-hours trawl through the online ocean of blogs, tweets, tubes, spaces, faces, pages, and pods brings up thousands of individuals fascinated by their own personalities and shouting for attention. They go on about themselves ...

Keywords: & Autobiography Biography European French General Literary Criticism philosophy