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Published: 17 March 2016

368 Pages


ISBN: 9780198758969

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Chapter 1

Common Writing

Essays on Literary Culture and Public Debate

Stefan Collini

  • A series of insightful and accessible essays from one of the most brilliant essayists of our time
  • Illuminates the life and work of leading twentieth-century writers and thinkers in a brief compass
  • Includes essays on T.S. Eliot, Graham Greene, J.B. Priestley, C.S. Lewis, Kingsley Amis, Nikolaus Pevsner, Hugh Trevor-Roper, Christopher Hitchens, and Michael Ignatieff
  • Engages with current assumptions about biography, criticism, and the language of public debate