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Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books

We all have dreams—things we fantasize about doing and generally never get around to. This is the...

How to Read a Book
Touchstone (2011)

With half a million copies in print, How to Read a Book is the best and most successful guide to...

Murasaki Shikibu: The Tale of Genji

This introduction to The Tale of Genji sketches the text's cultural background and offers an...

From Cover to Cover: Evaluating and Reviewing Children's Book

From Cover to Cover

Evaluating and Reviewing Children's Book

HarperCollins (2010)

The revised edition of From Cover to Cover offers a fresh, up-to-date look at some of the best...

The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction

This volume brings together essays by scholars and practitioners of science fiction.

Marxism and Literary Criticism

Is Marx relevant any more? Why should we care what he wrote? What difference could it make to our...

How to Write Critical Essays

This invaluable book offers the student of literature detailed advice on the entire process of...

The Sense of an Ending: Studies in the Theory of Fiction with a New Epilogue

The Sense of an Ending

Studies in the Theory of Fiction with a New Epilogue


Frank Kermode is one of our most distinguished critics of English literature. Here, he contributes a...

Literary Theory: An Introduction
Wiley (2011)

A quarter of a century on from its original publication, Literary Theory: An Introduction still...

Deconstruction: Theory and Practice


Theory and Practice


Deconstruction: Theory and Practice has been acclaimed as by far the most readable, concise and...