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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Counterpoint
Publication date September 22, 2004
Pages 393
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781582433202
ISBN-10 1582433208
Dimensions 1 by 5.75 by 9 in.
Weight 1.20 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock
Original list price $17.00
§As reported by publisher
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: From the late novelist and biographer Penelope Fitzgerald, a collection of essays-almost all of them unknown to her countless American admirers-on books, travel, and her own life and work.. A good book, wrote John Milton, is the precious life-blood of a master-spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life. In this generous posthumous collection of her literary essays and reviews, Penelope Fitzgerald celebrates the life beyond life of dozens of master-spirits--their afterlife not only in the pages of their works but in the minds of their readers, critics, and biographers. Here are Fitzgerald's brilliant introductions to the classics-Jane Austen's Emma, George Eliot's Middlemarch, the works of Mrs. Oliphant-as well as considerations of recent novels by Barbara Pym, Carol Shields, Roddy Doyle, and Amy Tan. Here too are reviews of several late-twentieth-century literary biographies, including Richard Holmes's Coleridge, A. N. Wilson's C. S. Lewis, and Martin Stannard's Evelyn Waugh-reviews that together form a memorable criticism both of life and the art of life-writing. And here especially are extended explorations of minor figures, the creators of modest,

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9781582433202 | details & prices | 393 pages | 5.75 × 9.00 × 1.00 in. | 1.20 lbs | List price $17.00
About: From the late novelist and biographer Penelope Fitzgerald, a collection of essays-almost all of them unknown to her countless American admirers-on books, travel, and her own life and work.

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