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Signs and Wonders
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ISBN: 978 1 857545 48 7
Published: August 2001
198 x 126 x 21 mm
Publisher: Carcanet Press
The Man without qualities is
essentially exploratory and experimental
rather than programmatic
or predetermined. Yet, as we
expect novels to have a conclusion,
so we expect thinkers to
arrive at conclusions.
Signs and Wonders offers an account of some of the most original
and powerful writers of our age and of earlier times. The
book is intended for the general reader, a class to which the
author is happy to belong. D.J. Enright is alert to the comic or
otherwise entertaining side of writers often considered intimidatingly
earnest or metaphysically remote. The author seeks
throughout to pass on something of the enjoyment, alarm, discoveries
and reminders which these writers impart. This book
serves to affirm literature's status as a natural and enriching
accompaniment to living.
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