The Lives of Literature : : Reading, Teaching, Knowing / / Arnold Weinstein.

Mixing passion and humor, a personal work of literary criticism that demonstrates how the greatest books illuminate our livesWhy do we read literature? For Arnold Weinstein, the answer is clear: literature allows us to become someone else. Literature changes us by giving us intimate access to an ast...

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Superior document:Title is part of eBook package: De Gruyter EBOOK PACKAGE COMPLETE 2022 English
Place / Publishing House:Princeton, NJ : : Princeton University Press, , [2022]
Year of Publication:2022
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Physical Description:1 online resource (352 p.) :; 3 b/w illus.
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Table of Contents:
  • Frontmatter
  • Contents
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: The Lives of Literature: Reading, Teaching, Knowing
  • 1. My Voyage Out
  • 2. Distance Learning: Yesterday and Today
  • 3. The Three R’s
  • 4. Literature and the Cost of Knowing
  • 5. Literature’s Map of Human Dimensions
  • 6. Gaffes . . . and Worse
  • Conclusion: Delta Autumn
  • Bibliography
  • Index