The Practice Of Reading

Paperback | March 11, 2000

byDenis Donoghue

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Distinguished critic Denis Donoghue here provides a sustained conversation about the nature and importance of literary interpretation, arguing that we must read texts closely and imaginatively, rather than merely theorizing about them. Discussing texts that range from Shakespeare's plays to a novel by Cormac McCarthy, Donoghue demonstrates what serious and informed reading entails.

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Distinguished critic Denis Donoghue here provides a sustained conversation about the nature and importance of literary interpretation, arguing that we must read texts closely and imaginatively, rather than merely theorizing about them. Discussing texts that range from Shakespeare's plays to a novel by Cormac McCarthy, Donoghue demonstr...

Denis Donoghue is University Professor and Henry James Professor of English and American Letters at New York University.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 9.25 × 6.13 × 0.68 inPublished:March 11, 2000Publisher:Yale University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0300082649

ISBN - 13:9780300082647

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