Serious noticing : selected essays, 1997-2019 / James Wood.
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- ISBN: 9780374261160
- ISBN: 0374261164
- Physical Description: vi, 510 pages ; 22 cm
- Edition: First American edition.
- Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2020.
- Copyright: ©2019
Originally published in 2019 by Vintage, Great Britain, as Serious noticing: selected essays.
"These essays originally appeared, in slightly different form, in The New Yorker, London Review of Books, and The New Republic"--Title page verso.
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Fun stuff: homage to Keith Moon -- What Chekhov meant by life -- Serious noticing -- Saul Bellow's comic style -- Anna Karenina and characterization -- Joseph Roth's empire of signs -- Paul Auster's shallowness -- Hysterical realism -- Bohumil Hrabal's comic world -- George Orwell's very English revolution -- Jane Austen's heroic consciousness -- Cormac McCarthy's the road -- Reality examined to the point of madness': László Krasznahorkai -- Wounder and wounded -- On not going home -- Other side of silence: rereading W. G. Sebald -- Becoming them -- Don Quixote's old and new testaments -- Dostoevsky's god -- Helen Garner's savage honesty -- All and the if: God and metaphor in Melville -- Elena Ferrante -- Virginia Woolf's Mysticism -- Job existed: Primo Levi -- Marilynne Robinson -- Ismail Kadare -- Jenny Erpenbeck -- Packing my father-in-law's library.
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