Why Literature?

Llosa, Mario Vargas
May 2001
New Republic;05/14/2001, Vol. 224 Issue 20, p31
Focuses on the author's views that the reading of literature has become a dispensable activity, used primarily as an entertainment for those with leisure time. Statement that literature has become an increasingly female activity; Opinion that literature is an experience of learning about human nature; Comments on Microsoft Corp.'s founder Bill Gates' goal of putting an end to paper and books.


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