On literature


  • Translator
    Martin McLaughlin

On literature

First Harvest edition

Published by Harcourt in Orlando, Florida, USA .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Introduction ix
On some functions of literature 1
A reading of the Paradiso 16
On the style of The communist manifesto 23
The mists of the Valois 28
Wilde : paradox and aphorism 62
A portrait of the artist as bachelor 84
Between La Mancha and Babel 104
Borges and my anxiety of influence 118
On Camporesi : blood, body, life 136
On symbolism 140
On style 161
Les Semaphores sous la Pluie 180
The flaws in the form 201
Intertextual irony and levels of reading 212
The Poetics and us 236
The American myth in three anti-American generations 255
The power of falsehood 272
How I write 302

Edition Notes

Other Titles Sulla Letteratura
Copyright Date 2004
Translation Of Sulla Letteratura
Translated From Italian


Dewey Decimal Class 809
Library of Congress PN85.E4313 2005

The Physical Object

Format Paperback
Pagination x, 334 p.
Number of pages 344
Dimensions 7.9 x 5.3 x 0.75 inches

ID Numbers

Open Library OL24548207M
ISBN 10 0156032392
ISBN 13 9780156032391

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