The language of the night: essays on fantasy and science fiction

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(Original Review, 1981-04-01) My understanding of close reading was what I described in another review gleaning from Empson, and I never intended to dismiss the idea of finding archetypes in literary ... Read full review

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The essays by Le Guin in this book are mostly forty years old, but still well worth reading. Le Guin's thoughts and concerns about literature are thought-provoking, insightful and well thought out. Read full review

Contents

The Book Is What Is Real
127
Telling the Truth
185
Pushing at the Limits
207

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