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Author Davidson, Jenny.

Title Reading style : a life in sentences / Jenny Davidson.

Publication Info. New York : Columbia University Press, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    809 DAV    Available
Description 195 pages ; 22 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The Glimmer Factor: Anthony Burgess's 99 Novels -- Lord Leighton, Liberace, and the Advantages Of Bad Writing: Helen Dewitt, Harry Stephen Keeler, Lionel Shriver, George Eliot -- Mouthy Pleasures and the Problem Of Momentum: Gary Lutz, Lolita, Lydia Davis, Jonathan Lethem -- The Acoustical Elegance of Aphorism: Kafka, Fielding, Austen, Flaubert -- Tempo, Repetition, and a Taxonomy Of Pacing: Peter Temple, Neil Gaiman, A. L. Kennedy, Edward P. Jones -- Late Style: The Golden Bowl and Swann's Way -- Disordered Sentences: Georges Perec, Roland Barthes, Wayne Koestenbaum, Luc Sante -- Details That Linger and the Charm Of Voluntary Reading: George Pelecanos, Stephen King, Thomas Pynchon -- The Ideal Bookshelf: the Rings of Saturn and the Line Of Beauty -- The Bind of Literature and the Bind of Life: Voices From Chernobyl, Thomas Bernhard, Karl Ove Knausgaard.
Subject Readability (Literary style)
Style, Literary.
Grammar, Comparative and general -- Sentences.
Grammar, Comparative and general -- Syntax.
Criticism, Textual.
Literature -- Study and teaching.
ISBN 9780231168588 (cloth : alk. paper)
0231168586 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780231537407 (electronic)

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