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The Reading of Books - Jackson, Holbrook
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Focuses on the relationship between author and reader, describing reading as the art of extracting essences from books for our own, not the author's benefit. This book defines bookmanship as the art of adjusting literature to life. It describes reading as a courtship ending in a collaboration.

The Reading of Books 2001, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252070419

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