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Author Davies, Robertson, 1913-1995.

Title The merry heart : reflections on reading, writing, and the world of books / Robertson Davies.

Publication Info. New York : Viking, 1997.


Location Call No. Status
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Non Fiction  814 DAVIES    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  814.54 DA    Check Shelf
Edition 1st American ed.
Description xii, 385 pages ; 24 cm
Form Also issued online.
Summary A collection of writings by Robertson Davies, including speeches, reminiscences, book reviews, parodies, and essays.
Contents A rake at reading -- A chapter of Autobiography -- Literature in a country without a mythology -- Painting, fiction and faking -- Can a doctor be a humanist? -- Reviewing Graham Greene -- The novelish and magic -- My early literary life -- Literature and technology -- A Canadian author -- Literature and moral purpose -- The McFiggin fragment -- Reading -- Writing -- Christmas Books -- World of wonders -- Convocation address -- The feeled eye -- A view in winter: creativity in old age -- Honoring Mavis Gallant -- An Unlikely masterpiece -- A Christmas Carol re-harmonized -- Fiction of the future -- A ghost story.
Subject Davies, Robertson, 1913-1995.
Literature -- History and criticism.
Books and reading.
Davies, Robertson, 1913-1995. (OCoLC)fst00012049
Authorship. (OCoLC)fst00822442
Books and reading. (OCoLC)fst00836454
Literature. (OCoLC)fst00999953
Davies. (DE-603)087253771 (DE-588c)118913387
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc. (OCoLC)fst01411635
Other Form: Online version: Davies, Robertson, 1913-1995. Merry heart. 1st American ed. New York : Viking, 1997 (OCoLC)644001567
ISBN 0670873667 (acid-free paper)
9780670873661 (acid-free paper)
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