Favorite Books: Mark Bauerlein

Mark Bauerlein, professor of English at Emory University

Novels:

The Brothers Karamazov, Fyodor Dostoevsky
The Wings of the Dove, Henry James
The American, Henry James
Billy Budd, Herman Melville
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Mark Twain
The Secret Agent, Joseph Conrad
Middlemarch, George Eliot
Winesburg, Ohio, Sherwood Anderson
The Age of Innocence, Edith Wharton
The Screwtape Letters, C.S. Lewis 

Nonfiction, Literary Criticism:

Practical Criticism, I. A. Richards
The Well-Wrought Urn, Cleanth Brooks
Fearful Symmetry, Northrop Frye
Natural Supernaturalism, M. H. Abrams
The Liberal Imagination, Lionel Trilling
S/Z, Roland Barthes
A Map of Misreading, Harold Bloom
The New Apologists for Poetry, Murray Krieger
Blindness and Insight, Paul de Man
The Banquet Years, Roger Shattuck

Mark Bauerlein is a professor of English at Emory University and has worked as a Director of Research and Analysis at the National Endowment for the Arts, where he oversaw studies about culture and American life, including the much-discussed Reading at Risk: A Survey of Literary Reading in America.

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