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Reading and the reader

Author: Philip Davis
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013. ©2013
Series: Literary agenda.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Reading and the Reader defends the value of reading serious literature, investigating the role of the reader in the human search for meaning outside as well as inside of books.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Davis
ISBN: 9780199683185 0199683182
OCLC Number: 856188180
Description: x, 148 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Not names but places --
An awakened sense of being --
The holding-ground and the world.
Series Title: Literary agenda.
Responsibility: Philip Davis.

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This is not some dry work of academic lit crit. Rather, it is a heartfelt celebration of the value of reading. * PD Smith, the guardian *

 
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