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Swann's Way
Marcel Proust, Lydia Davis
Mating
Norman Rush
The Unknown University
Roberto BolaƱo, Laura Healy
Postmodern Belief: American Literature and Religion since 1960 (20/21)
Amy Hungerford
The Fun Stuff: And Other Essays
James Wood
Reading for the Plot: Design and Intention in Narrative - Peter Brooks This is a very worth-while book of criticism (even for those of us not much interested in Freudian interpretation) particularly after reading Great Expectations and Absalom, Absalom, on which the author devotes two chapter-length essays. The chapter on Great Expectations is included in both the Norton Critical Edition of GE and the Bedford/St. Martin's Case Studies in Contemporary Criticism edition of GE.