Why Read the Classics?

Why Read the Classics?

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From the internationally acclaimed author of some of this century's most original fiction comes this posthumous collection of 36 literary essays that encourages readers to view old classics in a new light. Calvino writes on why Lara, not Zhivago, is the center of Pasternak's masterpiece Dr. Zhivago, and explains how many odysseys are in The Odyssey.
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2000, c1999
Edition: 1st Vintage Books ed. --
ISBN: 9780679743491
Branch Call Number: PB 809 Calvi 3564
Characteristics: x, 277 p


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