Books in category Literary Criticism – Books & Reading

  • The Nature of the Book

    The Nature of the Book
    Adrian Johns

    In The Nature of the Book, a tour de force of cultural history, Adrian Johns constructs an entirely original and vivid picture of print culture and its many arenas—commercial, intellectual, political, and individual.

  • Gotcha Good

    Gotcha Good!
    Kathleen A. Baxter, Marcia Agness Kochel

    Presents well-reviewed nonfiction titles for third through eighth grade readers, and includes book descriptions, book talks guide, and interviews with authors.

  • The Amateur

    The Amateur
    Wendy Lesser

    " Wendy Lesser, one of our shrewdest cultural observers, describes how her education, her experiences, and the works of her favorite writers, artists, and performers have shaped and deepened her understanding of the world.

  • All Things Shining

    All Things Shining
    Hubert Dreyfus, Sean Dorrance Kelly

    Citing a divergence between Western-world perspectives on a meaningful life and the beliefs of other cultures and times, a guide for secular readers cites classic works of literature to illustrate how to achieve passionate, skillful …

  • Cervantes Preis Premio Miguel de Cervantes

    Cervantes-Preis – Premio Miguel de Cervantes
    Jesus Wagner

    Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2007 im Fachbereich Buchwissenschaft, Note: 2, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz (Institut für Buchwissenschaft), Veranstaltung: Literaturpreise und Literaturwettbewerbe als Steuerungsinstrumente des …

  • The Evolution of the Book

    The Evolution of the Book
    Frederick G. Kilgour

    Distinguished scholar and library systems innovator Frederick Kilgour tells a five-thousand-year story in this exciting work, a tale beginning with the invention of writing and concluding with the emerging electronic book.

  • Sorted Books

    Sorted Books
    Nina Katchadourian, Brian Dillon

    Assembled and photographed in various private homes, libraries, and museums, the conceptual artist presents her stacks or "clusters" of books exhibiting creative and playful expressions formed with their titles.

  • 2006

    2006
    Historische Kommission des Börsenvereins

    Rezensionen: Blick hinter die Fassade der Macht. Aktuelle Biographien über zwei Leitfiguren des NS-Staates (Jan-Pieter Barbian); "Diese merkwürdige Verbindung von Freund und Geschäftsmann …".

  • Get Those Guys Reading

    Get Those Guys Reading!
    Kathleen A. Baxter, Marcia Agness Kochel

    This guide reveals dozens of worthwhile recommendations in categories ranging from adventure stories and sports novels to horror, humorous, and science fiction books.

  • Traversing the Democratic Borders of the Essay

    Traversing the Democratic Borders of the Essay
    Cristina Kirklighter

    Extends the borders of essay scholarship by reading Latin American and Latino/a essayists alongside European and American ones.

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