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In defense of reading

Reuben Arthur Brower

In defense of reading

a reader"s approach to literary criticism.

by Reuben Arthur Brower

  • 120 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Dutton in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • English-speaking countries.
    • Subjects:
    • English literature -- History and criticism,
    • American literature -- History and criticism,
    • Criticism -- English-speaking countries

    • Edition Notes

      StatementEdited by Reuben A. Brower and Richard Poirier.
      ContributionsPoirier, Richard, joint ed.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR67 .B7
      The Physical Object
      Pagination311 p.
      Number of Pages311
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5851354M
      LC Control Number62011512
      OCLC/WorldCa2029995

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