Books in category Literary Criticism – Books & Reading

  • Book Lust

    Book Lust
    Nancy Pearl

    Pearl, who inspired legions of litterateurs with "What If All (name the city) Read the Same Book," has devised reading lists that cater to every mood, occasion, and personality.

  • Graphic Novels

    Graphic Novels
    D. Aviva Rothschild

    Designed for individuals who need information about graphic novels and for those interested in acquiring them, this book will especially appeal to librarians, booksellers, bookstore owners, educators working with teen and reluctant readers, …

  • Book Matters

    Book Matters
    Alan Sica

    Book Matters is not a nostalgic cry for lost ideas, but instead a stark reminder of just how aware and analytically illuminating certain scholars were prior to the Internet, and how endangered the book is in this era of pixelated …

  • Books for Living

    Books for Living
    Will Schwalbe

    'I've always believed that everything you need to know can be found in a book.' Will Schwalbe Why is it that we read? Is it to pass time? To learn something new? To escape into another reality?

  • The Metaphysics of Text

    The Metaphysics of Text
    Sukanta Chaudhuri

    This book develops a stimulating new way of looking at texts, with case studies from Western and Indian literature.

  • The Practice and Representation of Reading in England

    The Practice and Representation of Reading in England
    James Raven, Helen Small, Naomi Tadmor

    An introductory essay offers an important critical assessment of the various contributions to the development of the subject in recent times. This book constitutes a major addition to our understanding of the history of readers and reading.

  • Faint Praise

    Faint Praise
    Gail Pool

    "Pool's behind-the-scenes look at the institution of book reviewing analyzes how it works and why it often fails, describes how editors choose books for review and assign them to reviewers, examines the additional roles played by publishers …

  • O leitor como met fora

    O leitor como metáfora
    Alberto Manguel

    "Tanto quanto se pode dizer, os seres humanos são a única espécie para a qual o mundo parece composto de histórias", escreve Alberto Manguel.

  • الفردوس الأرضي
    عبد الوهاب المسيري

    نُشر هذا الكتاب مرّة واحدة عام 1978م في بيروت، ولم يُنشر ثانية، برغم أهميته الفائقة في إلقاء الضوء على مرحلة فارقة في حياة مؤلّفه …

  • The Power of Knowledge

    The Power of Knowledge
    Jeremy Black

    A thought-provoking analysis of how the acquisition and utilization of information has determined the course of history over the past five centuries and shaped the world as we know it todaydiv /DIV

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