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- 181 g
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Philip Davis tells the story of Bernard Malamud (1914-1986), the self-made son of poor Jewish immigrants who went on to become one of the foremost novelists and short-story writers of the post-war period. The time is ripe for a revival of interest...
The Oxford English Literary History: Volume 8: 1830-1880: The Victorians
This and the accompanying volume inaugurate a major new Oxford series on literary history - looking at both canonical and non-canonical writings in their historical context. These are books that every serious student and scholar of the period will...
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PD Smith, the guardian This is not some dry work of academic lit crit. Rather, it is a heartfelt celebration of the value of reading.
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<br>Philip Davis, Director of CRILS (Centre For Research In Reading, Information And Linguistic Systems), University of Liverpool <br>Philip Davis is editor of The Reader magazine and director of a Centre for Research into Reading (CRILS) at the University of Liverpool, as well as being a Professor of English literature. His publications include works on Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, The Victorians, Bernard Malamud, as well as books on reading itself (The Experience of Reading; Real Voices: On Reading). He is committed to the relation to literature to the wider world and is a member of the The Reader Organization, an outreach charity which brings reading-aloud to shared-reading groups in a variety of settings from dementia wards to facilities for looked-after children, including libraries, drug rehabilitation centres, mental health drop-in clinics and prisons.<br>
Preface ; 1. Not Names but Places ; 2. An Awakened Sense of Being ; 3. The Holding-Ground and the World