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    1. Books & Writers 
      Encounter
      , February 1975, pp. 65-74 - PDF
    2. Books & Writers 
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      How Far Can You Go?, by David Lodge
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      Encounter
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      1. A Dictionary of Modern Critical Terms by Roger Fowler
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      Encounter
      , July 1978, pp. 69-72 - PDF
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      , December 1976, pp. 67-71 - PDF
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      3. Structuralist Poetics by Jonathan Culler
      4. S/Z by Roland Barthes
      5. A Map of Misreading by Harold Bloom
      6. Poetry and Change by Josephine Miles
      Encounter
      , July 1975, pp. 52-59 - PDF
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      Aldous Huxley, by Philip M.W. Thody
      1. Aldous Huxley by Philip M.W. Thody
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      Encounter
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      1. The Waste Land by T.S. Eliot and Valerie Eliot
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      Encounter
      , April 1972, pp. 80-82 - PDF
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      4. The Formed Trace by Massimo Bacigalupo
      5. Pound/Ford by Brita Lindberg-Seyersted
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      Encounter
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      Encounter
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      4. Untying the Text by Robert E. Young
      5. The Pursuit of Signs by Jonathan D. Culler
      6. Re-Reading English by Peter Widdowson
      7. A Rhetoric of the Unreal by Christine Brooke-Rose
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      Encounter
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      Encounter
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