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Serious noticing : selected essays, 1997-2019, James Wood

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Serious noticing : selected essays, 1997-2019
Title
Serious noticing
Title remainder
selected essays, 1997-2019
Statement of responsibility
James Wood
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In Serious Noticing, Wood collects his best essays from the first three decades of his career, supplementing earlier work with autobiographical reflections from his book The Nearest Thing to Life and recent essays from The New Yorker on rising writers of extraordinary promise. The result is an essential guide to literature in the new millennium
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Cataloging source
YDX
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1965-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wood, James
Dewey number
824.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6123.O527
LC item number
A6 2020
Literary form
essays
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Austen, Jane
  • Auster, Paul
  • Bellow, Saul
  • Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich
  • Dostoyevsky, Fyodor
  • Erpenbeck, Jenny
  • Ferrante, Elena
  • Garner, Helen
  • Hrabal, Bohumil
  • Kadare, Ismail
  • Krasznahorkai, László
  • Levi, Primo
  • McCarthy, Cormac
  • Moon, Keith
  • Orwell, George
  • Quixote
  • Robinson, Marilynne
  • Roth, Joseph
  • Sebald, W. G.
  • Tolstoy, Leo
  • Woolf, Virginia
  • English essays
  • English essays
  • Literature
  • Woolf, Virginia
  • Sebald, W. G.
  • Roth, Joseph
  • Robinson, Marilynne
  • Quixote
  • Orwell, George
  • Moon, Keith
  • Levi, Primo
  • Krasznahorkai, László
  • Kadare, Ismail
  • Hrabal, Bohumil
  • Garner, Helen
  • Ferrante, Elena
  • Erpenbeck, Jenny
  • Dostoyevsky, Fyodor
  • Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich
  • Bellow, Saul
  • Auster, Paul
  • Austen, Jane
  • English essays
  • Literature
Label
Serious noticing : selected essays, 1997-2019, James Wood
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Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally published in 2019 by Vintage, Great Britain, as Serious noticing: selected essays
  • "These essays originally appeared, in slightly different form, in The New Yorker, London Review of Books, and The New Republic"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Bohumil Hrabal's comic world
  • George Orwell's very English revolution
  • Jane Austen's heroic consciousness
  • Cormac McCarthy's The road
  • Reality examined to the point of madness': László Krasznahorkai
  • Wounder and wounded
  • On not going home -- Other side of silence : rereading W. G. Sebald
  • Becoming them
  • Don Quixote's old and new testaments
  • Dostoevsky's god
  • Fun stuff : homage to Keith Moon
  • Helen Garner's savage honesty
  • All and the if : God and metaphor in Melville
  • Elena Ferrante
  • Virginia Woolf's Mysticism
  • Job existed : Primo Levi
  • Marilynne Robinson
  • Ismail Kadare
  • Jenny Erpenbeck
  • Packing my father-in-law's library
  • What Chekhov meant by life
  • Serious noticing
  • Saul Bellow's comic style
  • Anna Karenina and characterization
  • Joseph Roth's empire of signs
  • Paul Auster's shallowness
  • Hysterical realism
Control code
1102159445
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
vi, 510 pages
Isbn
9780374261160
Lccn
2019951661
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780374261160
System control number
(OCoLC)1102159445
Label
Serious noticing : selected essays, 1997-2019, James Wood
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally published in 2019 by Vintage, Great Britain, as Serious noticing: selected essays
  • "These essays originally appeared, in slightly different form, in The New Yorker, London Review of Books, and The New Republic"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Bohumil Hrabal's comic world
  • George Orwell's very English revolution
  • Jane Austen's heroic consciousness
  • Cormac McCarthy's The road
  • Reality examined to the point of madness': László Krasznahorkai
  • Wounder and wounded
  • On not going home -- Other side of silence : rereading W. G. Sebald
  • Becoming them
  • Don Quixote's old and new testaments
  • Dostoevsky's god
  • Fun stuff : homage to Keith Moon
  • Helen Garner's savage honesty
  • All and the if : God and metaphor in Melville
  • Elena Ferrante
  • Virginia Woolf's Mysticism
  • Job existed : Primo Levi
  • Marilynne Robinson
  • Ismail Kadare
  • Jenny Erpenbeck
  • Packing my father-in-law's library
  • What Chekhov meant by life
  • Serious noticing
  • Saul Bellow's comic style
  • Anna Karenina and characterization
  • Joseph Roth's empire of signs
  • Paul Auster's shallowness
  • Hysterical realism
Control code
1102159445
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
vi, 510 pages
Isbn
9780374261160
Lccn
2019951661
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780374261160
System control number
(OCoLC)1102159445

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