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Published: 03 October 2013

160 Pages


ISBN: 9780199683185

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Reading and the Reader

The Literary Agenda

Philip Davis

The Literary Agenda

  • Part of the new Literary Agenda series from Oxford University Press
  • Attempts to close the gap between writers and readers, and the distance between university and serious readers
  • Offers a defence of literature as representative of the arts and humanities
  • Provides a polemical sense of reading literature as useful
  • Suggests that literature is time travel