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How To Read And Why

By: Bloom, Harold

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Scribner: 2000

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 27045

ISBN: 0684859068

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Probing discussions of thee works of beloved writers such as William Shakespeare, Ernest Hemingway ... Charles Dickens and William Faulkner and others highlight the varied challenges and delights found in short stories, poems, novels, and plays. Bloom not only provides illuminating guidance on how to read a text but also illustrates what such reading can bring -- aesthetic pleasure, increased individuality and self-knowledge. , and the lifetime companionship of the most engaging and complex literary characters. DJ is lightly edgeworn. Otherwise like new. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 283 pages;... View more info