Books by Denis Donoghue

THE PRACTICE OF READING by Denis Donoghue
Released: Oct. 1, 1998

"His interpretations will challenge and even entertain serious readers of all stripes."
A prolific exegete ruminates on the practice of interpreting literature. Read full book review >
Released: April 2, 1995

"Readers will delight in Pater's worldview and in Donoghue's technique; the contradictions of the latter's project, meanwhile, may prove instructive to both readers and author."
7943753.395 Donoghue, Denis WALTER PATER Elegant close readings of seminal modern aesthete Pater's passionate criticism coexist uneasily here with an oddly tentative biographical study of him. Read full book review >
Released: March 22, 1994

These 17 essays, all but two previously presented, display that urbane and personable voice, the supple and ranging intellect that has marked Donoghue's (English/NYU) twenty-some books on literature and literary theory and his frequent and insightful reviews in the NYRB. Read full book review >