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Reporting the universe

Author: E L Doctorow
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2003.
Series: William E. Massey, Sr. lectures in the history of American civilization, 2000.
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This volume contains philosophical asides, historical speculations, personal observations and literary judgments. It ranges from the circumstances of Doctorow's own boyhood and early work to the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
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Doctorow, E.L., 1931-
Reporting the universe.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2003
(OCoLC)606953706
Named Person: E L Doctorow; E L Doctorow
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: E L Doctorow
ISBN: 0674004612 9780674004610
OCLC Number: 50767774
Description: 125 p. ; 20 cm.
Contents: Emerson --
Childhood of a writer --
Kenyon --
Texts that are sacred, texts that are not --
First novel --
Deism --
Little bang --
Why we are infidels --
Politics of God --
Civil religion --
Canto XXV --
Apprehending reality --
Paradise lost --
Literature as religion.
Series Title: William E. Massey, Sr. lectures in the history of American civilization, 2000.
Responsibility: E.L. Doctorow.

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Doctorow's essays...start as a personal memoir, and unfurl into a sharp look at the state of America, its soul and its literature, all perceptively portrayed via one another. On the way through this Read more...

 
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