Télécharger le livre :  Serious Noticing

The selected essays of James Wood - our greatest living literary critic and author of How Fiction Works'James Wood is a close reader of genius... By turns luscious and muscular, committed and disdaining, passionate and minutely considered' John BanvilleJames Wood is...
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2019-11-07

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Télécharger le livre :  Upstate

Upstate is a funny, moving family drama from one of the world’s most influential literary critics.‘Thoughtful and though-provoking’ Financial TimesAlan Querry, a successful property developer from the north of England, has two daughters: Vanessa, a philosopher who lives...
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2018-03-08

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Télécharger le livre :  The Nearest Thing To Life

In this remarkable blend of memoir and criticism, James Wood has written a master class on the connections between fiction and life. He argues that, of all the arts, fiction has a unique ability to describe the shape of our lives, and to rescue the texture of those...
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2015-04-16

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Télécharger le livre :  The Irresponsible Self

When James Wood's first collection of essays, The Broken Estate, was published in 1999, the reviewers hailed a master critic. The common thread in Wood's latest collection of essays is what makes us laugh - and the book is an attempt to distinguish between the perhaps...
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2013-07-31

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Télécharger le livre :  The Book Against God

Thomas Bunting, charming, chaotic, and deeply untruthful, is in despair. His marriage is disintegrating, and his academic career is in ruins: instead of completing his philosophy PhD, he is secretly writing what he hopes will be his masterwork, a vast atheistic project...
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2013-07-31

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Télécharger le livre :  The Fun Stuff and Other Essays

Following The Broken Estate, The Irresponsible Self, and How Fiction Works – books that established James Wood as the leading critic of his generation – The Fun Stuff confirms Wood’s pre-eminence, not only as a discerning judge but also as an appreciator of the...
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2013-02-07

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Télécharger le livre :  The Broken Estate

In a series of long essays, James Wood examines the connection between literature and religious belief, in a startlingly wide group of writers. Wood re-appraises the writing of such figures as Thomas More, Jane Austen, Herman Melville, Anton Chekhov, Thomas Mann,...
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2010-12-15

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Télécharger le livre :  How Fiction Works

Rediscover this deep, practical anatomy of the novel from 'the strongest ... literary critic we have' (New York Review of Books) in this new revised 10th anniversary edition.What do we mean when we say we 'know' a fictional character? What constitutes a 'telling'...
Editeur : Vintage Digital
Parution : 2010-12-07

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