Humanities Moments

Transformative Literature

Contributed by David Denby, author, journalist, film critic
"The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn," by Mark Twain
David Denby discusses works of literature that influenced his thinking as a child and as a teenager. Looking back, these books transformed the reader that he is today.

Title

Transformative Literature

Description

David Denby discusses works of literature that influenced his thinking as a child and as a teenager. Looking back, these books transformed the reader that he is today.

Source

A Tale of Two Cities and Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens; Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain; Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dovstoyevsky

Contributor

David Denby, author, journalist, film critic

Identifier

david-denby-transformative-literature

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