Europeana: A Brief History of the Twentieth Century
Riker, Martin, Chicago Review
Patrik Oufedník, Europeana: A Brief History of the Twentieth Century. Normal, IL: Dalkey Archive, 2005. 122 pp. $12.50
Among the commonplaces of literary criticism is the idea that any literary work, in particular any stylistically unconventional work, must teach its readers how to read it. This does not mean that the work should point readers toward a single interpretation, but that it should allow readers a means of interpretation, a sense of how its various parts are working together or some clues about what it is attempting to do. Such clues provide a "way into" the work, a space through which readers may access the authors project, leading, ultimately, to a recognition of …
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Publication information: Article title: Europeana: A Brief History of the Twentieth Century. Contributors: Riker, Martin - Author. Journal title: Chicago Review. Volume: 51/52. Issue: 4/1 Publication date: Spring 2006. Page number: 244+. © 1999 University of Chicago. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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