7 edition of Written Worlds found in the catalog.
by Harpercollins College Div
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||731|
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“The Written World is not only an expansive, exuberant survey of the central importance of literature in human culture but also a great adventure story—a story of letters and paper and rocket ships, of ruthless conquerors and elegant court ladies and middle-class entrepreneurs, of the will to power and the dream of freedom.”—Stephen Greenblatt, author of The Swerve: How the World Became Modern/5(81).
The Written World is less of a focused book on one subject as of a collection of essays on a similar topic. Puchner doesn’t focus solely on the written world, as the title would suggest. The subtitle is closer to the actual book, but there’s also a lot about nonfiction/5. Written by Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy, the eight-part towering work of fiction tells the story of two major characters: a tragic, disenchanted housewife, the titular Anna, who runs off with her young lover, and a lovestruck landowner named Konstantin Levin, who struggles in faith and philosophy.
Tolstoy molds together thoughtful discussions on love, pain, and family in Russian society with a sizable cast of. The world is shaped by books, and human history by texts sacred and profane: so this thoughtful treatise by the general editor of the Norton Anthology of World Literature.
“Literature isn’t just for book lovers,” writes Puchner (English and Comparative Literature/Harvard Univ. 39 rows This is a list of the novels overwords published through a mainstream publisher. Written in the book of dust Between worlds In the midnight days The wind on the moon Prophecy good omens Stardust from the bones of the Moon Fall over smoke and mirrors.
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Throughout The Written World, Puchner’s delightful narrative also chronicles the inventions—writing technologies, the printing press, the book itself—that have shaped religion, politics, commerce, people, and.
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This delightful narrative also chronicles the inventions—writing technologies, the printing press, the book itself—that have shaped people, commerce, and history. In a book that Elaine Scarry has praised as “unique and spellbinding,” Puchner shows how literature turned our planet into a written world.
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