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              Books in the The Charles Eliot Norton Lectures series

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              i: six nonlectures

              i: six nonlectures (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

              By Cummings, E. E.

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              The author begins his nonlectures with the warning I haven't the remotest intention of posing as a lecturer. These talks contain selections from the poetry of Wordsworth, Donne, Shakespeare, Dante, and others, including e.e. cummings. Together, they form a good introduction to cu...mmings's work.
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              ISBN 9780674440104
              Released NZ 15 Jan 1991
              Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series The Charles Eliot Norton Lectures
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              The Genesis of Secrecy: On the Interpretation of Narrative
               

              The Genesis of Secrecy: On the Interpretation of Narrative (Paperback, New edition)

              By Kermode, Frank

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              Kermode examines enigmatic passages and episodes in the gospels. From his reading come ideas about what makes interpretation possible--and often impossible. He considers ways in which narratives acquire opacity, and he asks whether there are methods of distinguishing all possible... meaning from a central meaning which gives the story its structure.
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              ISBN 9780674345355
              Released NZ 15 Oct 1980
              Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series The Charles Eliot Norton Lectures
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              Ruin the Sacred Truths: Poetry and Belief from the Bible to the Present

              Ruin the Sacred Truths: Poetry and Belief from the Bible to the Present (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

              By Bloom, Harold

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              Winner of the Christian Gauss Award of the Phi Beta Kappa Society in 1989, this surveys the literature of the West from the Old Testament to Samuel Beckett. In doing so, Bloom concludes that our attempts to call any strong work more sacred than another are merely political and so...cial formulations.
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              ISBN 9780674780286
              Released NZ 15 Sep 1991
              Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series The Charles Eliot Norton Lectures
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              The Unanswered Question: Six Talks at Harvard
               

              The Unanswered Question: Six Talks at Harvard (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

              By Bernstein, Leonard

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              The aesthetic origins and directions of music are explored, touching upon concepts and visualizations from such fields as poetry, linguistics, and physics.

              ISBN 9780674920019
              Released NZ 15 Apr 1981
              Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
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              Series The Charles Eliot Norton Lectures
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              Six Walks in the Fictional Woods

              Six Walks in the Fictional Woods (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

              By Eco, Umberto

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              Umberto Eco explores the intricacies of fictional form and method. With a series of examples, ranging from fairy tales to Mickey Spillane, Eco draws his readers in by making them collaborators in the creation of text, and in the investigation of some of fiction's most basic mecha...nisms.
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              ISBN 9780674810518
              Released NZ 15 Jul 1998
              Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series The Charles Eliot Norton Lectures
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              The Witness of Poetry
               

              The Witness of Poetry (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

              By Milosz, Czeslaw

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              world, based on a hoped-for better understanding of the lessons of modern science, on the emerging recognition of humanity's oneness, and on mankind's growing awareness of its own history.

              ISBN 9780674953833
              Released NZ 15 Jan 1984
              Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series The Charles Eliot Norton Lectures
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              The Use of Poetry and Use of Criticism: Studies in the Relation of Criticism to Poetry in England
               

              The Use of Poetry and Use of Criticism: Studies in the Relation of Criticism to Poetry in England (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Eliot, T. S.

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              Tracing the rise of literary self-consciousness from the Elizabethan period to his own day, Eliot invites us to start with the supposition that we do not know what poetry is, or what it does or ought to do, or of what use it is; and try to find out, in examining the relation of p...oetry to criticism, what the use of both of them is.
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              ISBN 9780674931503
              Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
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              In Defence of the Imagination
               

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              By Gardner, Helen

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              Helen Gardner is a vigorous and eloquent champion of traditional literary values. These values have been subverted, she feels, by some of the ablest of modern academics and by prevalent tendencies in criticism and teaching today. She discusses the new schools of criticism which e...xalt the sometimes unintelligible theorist above the creator of the work of art, the imaginative interpreter of life, or which replace the authority of the author with that of the reader. She regrets the tendency of teachers to emphasize contemporary literature to the neglect of the great writings of the past and to teach past literature only if it can somehow be made relevant. She reproves theater directors who distort Shakespeare's plays and who convert serious drama into happenings. And she finds that biographers of writers are so preoccupied with the inner lives of their subjects that the writings become psychological documents rather than works of the imagination.In a closing chapter, partly autobiographical, she affirms the values she has found in a life devoted to the study of literature. Even the most polemical sections of the book are courteous and good-humored. Her own lucidity, range of reference, and passionate concern for literature are in themselves powerful affirmations of her argument.
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              ISBN 9780674445406
              Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series The Charles Eliot Norton Lectures
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              The Origin of Others

              The Origin of Others (Hardback)

              By Morrison, Toni; Foreword by Coates, Ta-Nehisi

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              What is race and why does it matter? Why does the presence of Others make us so afraid? America's foremost novelist reflects on themes that preoccupy her work and dominate politics: race, fear, borders, mass movement of peoples, desire for belonging. Ta-Nehisi Coates provides a F...oreword to Toni Morrison's most personal work of nonfiction to date.
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              ISBN 9780674976450
              Released NZ 15 Sep 2017
              Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series The Charles Eliot Norton Lectures
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              The Romantic Generation

              The Romantic Generation (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New title)

              By Rosen, Charles

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              An exhilarating exploration of the musical language forms and styles of the Romantic period, The Romantic Generation captures the spirit that enlivened a generation of composers and musicians, and in doing so conveys the very sense of Romantic music. 728 musical examples.

              ISBN 9780674779341
              Released NZ 15 Sep 1998
              Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series The Charles Eliot Norton Lectures
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