How Literature Saved My Life

How Literature Saved My Life

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“Reading How Literature Saved My Life is like getting to listen in on a really great, smart, provocative conversation. The book is not straightforward, it resists any single interpretation, and it seems to me to constitute nothing less than a new form.” ––Whitney Otto

 

In this wonderfully intelligent, stunningly honest, painfully funny book, acclaimed writer David Shields uses himself as a representative for all readers and writers who seek to find salvation… (più)

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In a fractured memoir of his life as a writer and reader, he splurges about anything and everything.

This manic thirst for literary insight undiluted by novelistic trappings gives this book an unseemly enthusiasm that is more reminiscent of a speed-freak than the work of the fiftysomething university professor who actually wrote it.

How Literature Saved My Life presents a way forward for literature in new forms.

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Editore: Vintage (05 Febbraio 2013)

Format: EPUB

Numero di pagine: 224 pagine

Dimensioni del file: 2.3 MB

Protezione: DRM

Lingua: Inglese


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