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Book Reviews

Book Reviews and Literary Criticism

Book reviews are critiques of the work written contemporaneously with the publication of the book being reviewed; they are a good way to assess the original reception of the work under consideration.  Literary criticism, on the other hand, continues long after the original publication.

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