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Title:
A passion for books
Author:
Salwak, Dale.
Publication Information:
New York : St. Martin's Press, 1999.
Physical Description:
xviii, 208 pages ; 23 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
The pleasures of reading / Joseph Epstein -- Other worlds to inhabit / John Bayley -- Casaubon's syndrome, or reader rampant / Ferdinand Mount -- Books in my life / G. Thomas Tanselle -- Hooked.. / Nina King -- Mountains and caverns / Alan Sillitoe -- Obsessed by Thomas Mann / Jeffrey Meyers -- Encountering Philip Larkin / Dale Salwak -- Devouring of the printed page / Ann Thwaite -- Discovering Jane Eyre / Catherine Peters -- The radiant way and after / Margaret Drabble -- Reading my father / Mary Gordon -- Into terra nova : a crossing with books / Laura L. Nagy -- Sine qua non / Frances H. Bachelder -- The performer and the reader / Michael Ellis -- Literature without books? / Laurence Lerner -- The sad demise of the personal library / James Shapiro -- The future of the academic book / Gill Davies -- The end of the book? Some perspectives on media change / Elizabeth L. Eisenstein.
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ISBN:
9780312218843
Format :
Book