|类型/形式：||Criticism, interpretation, etc|
Davies, Robertson, 1913-1995.
New York : Viking, 1997
|提及的人：||Robertson Davies; Robertson Davies; Davies.|
|描述：||xii, 385 pages ; 24 cm|
|内容：||A rake at reading; a chapter on autobiography; literature in a country without a mythology; painting, fiction and faking; can a doctor be a humanist; reviewing Graham Greene; the novelist and magic; my early literary life; literature and technology; a Canadian author; literature and moral purpose; the McFiggin fragment; reading; writing; Christmas books; world of wonders; convocation address; the peeled eye; a view of winter - creativity in old age; honouring Mavis Gallant; an unlikely masterpiece; a Christmas Carol re-harmonized; fiction of the future; a ghost story.|
A collection of writings from Robertson Davies including: reminiscences, speeches, book reviews, parodies essays and fragments of his unpublished diary. Subjects covered by the essays include: art fakery, schooldays, the differences between Canadians and Americans, Thackery, Ibsen, writing and reading.