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Gabriel Josipovici
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The Modern English Novel: The Reader, the Writer, and the Work

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Hardcover, 281 pages
Published January 1st 1976 by Barnes & Noble
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Anirudh Karnick
May 01, 2013 rated it really liked it
Haven't read every essay.

George Craig's essay, 'Reading: Who is doing What to Whom', which begins the book, comes the closest to describing my experience of reading and writing. Every essay I read - including GJ's intro and conclusion - is written as though reading really mattered to the writer.
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Gabriel Josipovici was born in Nice in 1940 of Russo-Italian, Romano-Levantine parents. He lived in Egypt from 1945 to 1956, when he came to Britain. He read English at St Edmund Hall, Oxford, graduating with a First in 1961. From 1963 to 1998 he taught at the University of Sussex. He is the author of seventeen novels, three volumes of short stories, eight critical works, and numerous stage and ra ...more