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The Uses of Literature
The Uses of Literature: Essays | Italo Calvino
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This essay collection discusses literature in relation to science, philosophy, and politics in studies of great classical works and tributes to such contemporary writers as Eugenio Montale, Roland Barthes, and Marianne Moore
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Carolyn11215
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UwannaPublishme 😍👍🏻 2mo
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GatheringBooks
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#QuotsyOct18 Day 16: How fascinating literature would be if writers will heed the call of writing outside of what is found in the #Dictionary. Reminds me of Arundhati Roy‘s invented words and exquisite made-up language.

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TheBookKeeper
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"A classic is a book that has never finished what it has to say."
Italo Calvino, The Uses of Literature

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