Books by Roger Shattuck

Released: May 1, 2000

"Although Shattuck occasionally leaves us to converse with (or assail) more erudite companions, he nonetheless remains a peerless guide to this most intricate of creations."
The celebrated literary scholar (Candor and Perversion: Literature, Education, and the Arts, 1999, etc.) and authority on Proust guides readers through one of the most complex works in literary history. Read full book review >
Released: Sept. 1, 1999

Diverse essays on literature and the arts from an eminent critic who writes for the educated public rather than the academic specialist. Read full book review >

Released: Sept. 1, 1996

An eminent scholar's exploration of a crucial theme in Western literature and culture: forbidden knowledge. Shattuck (Literature/Boston Univ.) has published many books, including a well-known study of modernism (The Banquet Years, 1968) and a biography (Marcel Proust, 1982) that earned its author the National Book Award. Read full book review >