Unfinished business: notes of a chronic re-reader

Unfinished business: notes of a chronic re-reader Notes of a Chronic Re-reader vivian gornick

Unfinished Business: Notes of a Chronic Re-reader is Vivian Gornick's celebration of passionate reading, of returning again and again to the books that have shaped her at crucial points in her life. In nine essays that traverse literary criticism, memoir, and biography, one of our most celebrated critics writes about the importance of reading - and re-reading - as life progresses. Gornick finds herself in contradictory characters within D. H. Lawrence's Sons and Lovers, assesses womanhood in Colette's The Vagabond and The Shackle, and considers the veracity of memory in Marguerite Duras's The Lover. She revisits Great War novels by J. L. Carr and Pat Barker, uncovers the psychological complexity of Elizabeth Bowen's prose, and soaks in Natalia Ginzburg, "a writer whose work has often made me love life more." After adopting two cats, whose erratic behavior she finds vexing, she discovers Doris Lessing's Particularly Cats.
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ISBN
9780374282158
Uitgever
Farrar, Straus & Giroux Inc
Druk
1e
Datum
18-02-2020
Taal
Engels
Bladzijden
0
Bindwijze
Hardcover Hardback
Genre
Literatuurwetenschap

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