By David Seed
- Features a wide-ranging sequence of essays via American, British, and ecu experts in quite a few literary fields
- Written in an approachable and available style
- Covers either vintage literary figures and modern novelists
- Provides large feedback for additional interpreting on the finish of every essay
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