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The Romance of Books, edited and with an introduction by Marshall Brooks, highlights a selection of essays harking back to the earliest days of the book on up to current attitudes toward books. Each writer relates an experience with regard to his or her lifelong relationship with the book as a friend, source of inspiration, educational tool, an object to collect, or as a pThe Romance of Books, edited and with an introduction by Marshall Brooks, highlights a selection of essays harking back to the earliest days of the book on up to current attitudes toward books. Each writer relates an experience with regard to his or her lifelong relationship with the book as a friend, source of inspiration, educational tool, an object to collect, or as a philosophical ally in one's darkest days. Among the writers airing their views are Colette, Franklin, Petrarch, Poe, Lamb, Douglass, Thoreau, Fuller, Hazlitt, Gissing, Eliot....

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ISBN : 9780614103557
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 192 Pages
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