The Broken Estate: Essays on Literature and Belief

The Broken Estate: Essays on Literature and Belief

James Wood


Published whilst he was once thirty-three, The damaged Estate is the 1st e-book of essays via the fellow who may turn into one among America's such a lot esteemed literary critics. Ranging in topic from Jane Austen to John Updike, this assortment brought American readers to a brand new type of humanist feedback. wooden is dedicated to judging literature via its reference to the soul, its attract our appetites and identities, and he examines his topics carefully, with no ever wasting sight of the mysterious human impulse that has made those works important to generations of readers.

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