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In another of Borges's stories, 'Pierre Menard, Author of Don Quixote', a twentieth-
century French author learns Spanish and undertakes the gigantic task of writing
Don Quixote again in exactly the same words. This story, as well as being an ...
I admire Mr Herlihy : he is a superb stylist, as his longer fiction has already made
plain; but in his stories everything is liable to be consumed by style. In the parallel
story by Paul Bowles a somewhat confused maniac devises a scheme for ...
short stories; still one must insist on his extreme verbal skill, while finding what he
does with it very limited and ultimately ... who is very competent, but who relies
heavily on the short-story formula to compensate for the thinness of her material.
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Crazy uneven: the introductory chapters are great. Bergonzi was clearly at his best making general arguments, and the contrasts he draws between American and English literature are interesting. But in ... Read full review
Character and Liberalism
The Ideology of Being English
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