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The Irresponsible Self

by James Wood

The Irresponsible Self

A collection of dazzling essays from one of the world's finest and most controversial literary critics.

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  • EAN: 9781844130979
  • Published: 01 September 2005
  • Format: Paperback
  • Genre: Essays journals letters & other prose works

ABOUT the author

James Wood

James Wood

James Wood is a staff writer at the New Yorker and a visiting lecturer at Harvard University. He is the author of How Fiction Works, as well as three essay collections, The Broken Estate, The Irresponsible ...