Great books : my adventures with Homer, Rousseau, Woolf, and other indestructible writers of the Western world
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New York : Simon & Schuster, 1997.
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Central - Adult Nonfiction  1 available
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Book
Edition
First Touchstone edition.
Physical Desc
492 pages ; 24 cm
Language
English
ISBN
0684835339, 9780684835334

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General Note
"A Touchstone book."
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 465-470) and index.
Description
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.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Denby, D. (1997). Great books: my adventures with Homer, Rousseau, Woolf, and other indestructible writers of the Western world (First Touchstone edition.). Simon & Schuster.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Denby, David. 1997. Great Books: My Adventures With Homer, Rousseau, Woolf, and Other Indestructible Writers of the Western World. New York: Simon & Schuster.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Denby, David. Great Books: My Adventures With Homer, Rousseau, Woolf, and Other Indestructible Writers of the Western World New York: Simon & Schuster, 1997.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Denby, David. Great Books: My Adventures With Homer, Rousseau, Woolf, and Other Indestructible Writers of the Western World First Touchstone edition., Simon & Schuster, 1997.

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