• 440 Pages
  • 4.21 MB
  • English
Ohio State University Press
Books & Reading, English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Literature - Classics / Criticism, 19th century, Books And Reading, Great Britain, History, Literary Crit
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11352592M
ISBN 100814207936
ISBN 139780814207932

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LibraryThing Review User Review - blabeastie - 5/5(1). The Common Reader, collection of essays by Virginia Woolf, published in two series, the first in and the second in Most of the essays appeared originally in such publications as the Times Literary Supplement, The Nation, Athenæum, New Statesman, Life and Letters, Dial, Vogue, and The.

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When she published this book Woolf’s fame as a novelist was already established: now she was hailed as a brilliant interpretative critic.

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Noteworthy too is the last essay, "How Should One Read a Book?". Subjects. History and criticism, English literature. About Our Program What Is a Common Reading. A common reading is one way to create community connections among students, and between students and their professors, residence hall staff, and others.

Topics in a selected book are examined throughout the year by members of the university community. "The English Common Reader" was the first comprehensive and systematic exploration of how the ordinary Englishman became a reader.

A social history as well as a history of the English reading public, the book has become a classic. This updated edition has a new preface and an extensive new bibliography. The book is divided into two broad sections: "The Background: ," and "The Cited by: 2.

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