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Labyrinths and Clues: Essays

Labyrinths and Clues: Essays

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This book contains the following pieces, all published first in The Fortnightly Review: Essayism and Modernity - William Blake. - Therianthropes and vents. - Constellations. - Pattern recognition and the periodic table. - Extremities of perception in an age of lenses. - Demotic ritual. - Science and disenchantment. - The self-subversion of the book. - Newton's prisms. - The Janus face of Metaphor. - Clues and labyrinths. - Ruin, the collector and sad mortality.

Author: Alan Wall
Publisher: Odd Volumes
Published: 05/07/2014
Pages: 266
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.59lbs
Size: 7.99h x 5.00w x 0.56d
ISBN: 9780615935782

About the Author
Alan Wall was born in Bradford, lives in North Wales, and studied English at Oxford. He has published six novels and three collections of poetry, including Doctor Placebo. Jacob, a book written in verse and prose, was shortlisted for the Hawthornden Prize. His work has been translated into ten languages. He has published essays and reviews in many different periodicals including the Guardian, Spectator, The Times, Jewish Quarterly, Leonardo, PN Review, London Magazine, The Reader and Agenda. He was Royal Literary Fund Fellow in Writing at Warwick University and Liverpool John Moores and is currently Professor of Writing and Literature at the University of Chester.

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