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A Reader On Reading

Pub Date : 2010-03-02 | Author : Alberto Manguel | Publisher : Yale University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780300163049
ISBN 13 : 0300163045

In this major collection of his essays, Alberto Manguel, whom George Steiner has called “the Casanova of reading,” argues that the activity of reading, in its broadest sense, d..

Close Reading

Pub Date : 2003 | Author : Frank Lentricchia | Publisher : Duke University Press

ISBN 10 : 0822330393
ISBN 13 : 9780822330394

DIVA reader intended for courses, presenting the continuity of close reading from New Criticism through poststructuralism./div..

A History Of Reading

Pub Date : 2014-08-26 | Author : Alberto Manguel | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 9780698178977
ISBN 13 : 0698178971

At one magical instant in your early childhood, the page of a book—that string of confused, alien ciphers—shivered into meaning, and at that moment, whole universes opened. You..

Well Read Women

Pub Date : 2013-09-17 | Author : Samantha Hahn | Publisher : Chronicle Books

ISBN 10 : 9781452129556
ISBN 13 : 145212955X

A treasure of a gift for the well-read woman, this collection brings together 50 stirring portraits, in watercolor and in word, of literature's most well-read female characters. An..

Life In Search Of Readers

Pub Date : 2003 | Author : Manuel M. Martín-Rodríguez | Publisher : UNM Press

ISBN 10 : 0826333605
ISBN 13 : 9780826333605

Since colonial times, Chicano/a literature has varied with the authors' assumptions about the class and gender of their audiences, the linguistic choices available for literary com..

The Library At Night

Pub Date : 2011-07-27 | Author : Alberto Manguel | Publisher : Vintage Canada

ISBN 10 : 9780307370273
ISBN 13 : 0307370275

In the tradition of A History of Reading, this book is an account of Manguel’s astonishment at the variety, beauty and persistence of our efforts to shape the world and our lives..