Great Books

By: David Denby

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At the age of forty-eight, writer and film critic David Denby returned to Columbia University and re-enrolled in two core courses in Western civilization to confront the literary and philosophical masterpieces -- the "great books" -- that are now at the heart of the culture wars. In "Great Books, " he leads us on a glorious tour, a rediscovery and celebration of such authors as Homer and Boccaccio, Locke and Nietzsche. Conrad and Woolf. The resulting personal odyssey is an engaging blend of self-discovery, cultural commentary, reporting, criticism, and autobiography -- an inspiration for anyone in love with the written word.

Title: Great Books

Author Name: David Denby

Categories: Literature SC,

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: September 1997

ISBN Number: 0684835339

ISBN Number 13: 9780684835334

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Used - Good

Seller ID: 10000000186770

Description: Very clean with unmarked pages and text. Domestic orders shipped with USPS tracking numbers.