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

"Even if his polemics are a bit one-sided and sanctimonious, the overall effect of his writing about art and literature is engaging."
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

"A fine, challenging, and timely work of scholarship and criticism. (First serial to the New York Times Book Review; Book- of-the-Month/History Book Club alternate selections)"
An eminent scholar's exploration of a crucial theme in Western literature and culture: forbidden knowledge. Read full book review >