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The merry heart : reflections on reading, writing, and the world of books

Author: Robertson Davies
Publisher: New York : Viking, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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A collection of writings by Robertson Davies, including speeches, reminiscences, book reviews, parodies, and essays.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Davies, Robertson, 1913-1995.
Merry heart.
New York : Viking, 1997
(OCoLC)644001567
Named Person: Robertson Davies; Robertson Davies; Davies.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robertson Davies
ISBN: 0670873667 9780670873661
OCLC Number: 36086390
Description: xii, 385 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 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.
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