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Rocket and Lightship: Essays on Literature and Ideas

Rocket and Lightship: Essays on Literature and Ideas

Adam Kirsch

ISBN: 978-0-393-24346-8

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256 pages

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Adam Kirsch has been described as "elegant and astute—[a] critic of the very first order" (The New York Times). In Rocket and Lightship he examines the work and life of writers past and present, from intellectuals Susan Sontag, Hannah Arendt and Walter Benjamin to novelists including E.M. Forster, David Foster Wallace and Zadie Smith.