Literary Criticism

A Passion for Books: A Book Lover's Treasury of Stories, Essays, Humor, Lore, and Lists on Collecting , Reading, Borrowing, Lending, Caring for, and Appreciating Books

"When i've got a bit funds, i purchase books. And if any is left, i purchase meals and clothing." --Desiderius [...]

The Critical Twilight: Explorations in the Ideology of Anglo-American Literary Theory from Eliot to McLuhan (Routledge Revivals)

By John Fekete First released in 1977, this e-book was once the 1st to map widely the ideological typography of the [...]

Borges, Between History and Eternity

By Hernán Díaz That Borges is likely one of the key figures in twentieth-century literature is past debate. the [...]

A History of Reading

By Alberto Manguel At one magical fast on your early formative years, the page of a book—that string of harassed, alien [...]

The Greatest Minds and Ideas of All Time

By Will Durant A smart and witty compendium of the best concepts, maximum minds, and maximum books of all time -- indexed in [...]

Introduction to Old English

By Peter S. Baker That includes quite a few updates and extra anthology choices, the 3rd version of Introduction to previous [...]

The Poetry of Thought From Hellanism to Celan

By George Steiner Along with his hallmark forceful discernment, George Steiner provides within the Poetry of suggestion his [...]

Plutarch: How to Study Poetry (De audiendis poetis) (Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics)

By Plutarch Plutarch's essay 'How to review Poetry' bargains a suite of interpreting practices meant to take away the [...]

Redeeming Time: T.S. Eliot's Four Quartets

This exploration of T. S. Eliot's final significant poem, Four Quartets, examines the poem's power to remodel readers' religion [...]

Declamation, Paternity, and Roman Identity: Authority and the Rhetorical Self

By Erik Gunderson Declamation used to be a staple of schooling and cultured literary existence within the Roman global over [...]