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Reading for our time

£12.99

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Paperback book with decorated covers in a very good condition. Pages in a very good condition.

Can reading Adam Bede and Middlemarch be at all justified, in this time of global climate change, worldwide financial meltdown, and conspicuously ineffective politicians? Understanding these books may help readers come to terms with our present situation and even act to ameliorate it. To be understood and made useful today, however, Adam Bede and Middlemarch must be read slowly, closely, and carefully, with much attention to linguistic detail, especially to figures of speech. Such 'readings for our time' may be good examples of the human, social, and political utility of reading for today. The author J. Hillis Miller is a UCI Distinguished Research Professor, University of California at Irvine. He has published many books and essays on 19th and 20th-century literature and on literary theory.

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Author(s):
J.Hillis Miller
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2012 1st
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0748647287
ISBN-13:
9780748647286
Number of pages:
191
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press

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Paperback book with decorated covers in a very good condition. Pages in a very good condition.

Can reading Adam Bede and Middlemarch be at all justified, in this time of global climate change, worldwide financial meltdown, and conspicuously ineffective politicians? Understanding these books may help readers come to terms with our present situation and even act to ameliorate it. To be understood and made useful today, however, Adam Bede and Middlemarch must be read slowly, closely, and carefully, with much attention to linguistic detail, especially to figures of speech. Such 'readings for our time' may be good examples of the human, social, and political utility of reading for today. The author J. Hillis Miller is a UCI Distinguished Research Professor, University of California at Irvine. He has published many books and essays on 19th and 20th-century literature and on literary theory.

Author(s):
J.Hillis Miller
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2012 1st
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0748647287
ISBN-13:
9780748647286
Number of pages:
191
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press

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