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Literary Occasions

Essays

by V. S. Naipaul

  • 295 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Vintage .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature: Classics,
  • Literary Collections,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Essays,
  • Literary Collections / Essays

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8362675M
    ISBN 101400031303
    ISBN 109781400031306

    A companion volume to THE WRITER AND THE WORLD, LITERARY OCCASIONS collects ten essays by Nobel Prize-winning author V.S. Naipaul. The book is divided into two major sections that are bookended by a not so very enlightening prologue by editor Pankaj Mishra and Naipaul's Nobel Lecture from The first section is made up of essays in. GOODING: Literary Structure of Daniel 47 II With this in mind we turn to the longstanding debate over the purpose of the Book of Daniel. At Level 2 the traditional view of the book can hold that the events and visions of the book were recorded, soon after they happened, primarily because they happened, and.

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Literary Occasions is yet another collection of l's non-fiction -- and, as was the case with The Writer and the World, it takes large chunks from previous Naipaul collections: almost half the pieces are from The Overcrowded Barracon, the long "Prologue to an Autobiography" is from Finding the Center, and all of the recent book Reading and Writing is reproduced here.

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This miscellany of essays and reviews is a pendant to the Nobel laureate’s recent Between Father and Son: Family Letters () and The Writer and the World (). The contents, introduced and edited by novelist Pankaj Mishra, appear in microcosm in the prologue, “Reading and Writing,” which briefly surveys Naipaul’s upbringing in his native Trinidad, accession to.

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