The Blind Bookkeeper/ Le Comptable Aveugle: Or Why Homer Must Be Blind/ L'Incontournable Cecite d'Homere
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The Blind Bookkeeper/ Le Comptable Aveugle: Or Why Homer Must Be Blind/ L'Incontournable Cecite d'Homere

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In 1943, Northrop Frye wrote a paper, left unfinished, on "the state of the world." His ideas of what to expect after the end of the war and the role that literature might play in a time of peace, are the starting point for a meditation on the roles of writer and reader, and what kind of vision is required of them to explore and depict the world. Homer is the archetype of...more
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Published November 15th 2010 by Goose Lane Editions (first published September 19th 2008)
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The Blind Bookkeeper, (or Why Homer Must Be Blind)

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Alberto Manguel (born 1948 in Buenos Aires) is an Argentine-born writer, translator, and editor. He is the author of numerous non-fiction books such as The Dictionary of Imaginary Places (co-written with Gianni Guadalupi in 1980) and A History of Reading (1996) The Library at Night (2007) and Homer's Iliad and Odyssey: A Biography (2008), and novels such as News From a Foreign Country Came (1991)....more
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