The Uses of Literature (Paperback)

By Italo Calvino, Patrick Creagh (Translator)

Harvest Books, 9780156932509, 348pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 1987



In these widely praised essays, Calvino reflects on literature as process, the great narrative game in the course of which writer and reader are challenged to understand the world. Calvino himself made the selection of pieces to be included in this volume. Translated by Patrick Creagh. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book