Elaine Scarry

Elaine Scarry, a professor of English and American literature at Harvard University, is the author of The Body in Pain. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Dreaming by the Book

Elaine Scarry
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

A pathbreaking work about the way literature teaches us to use our imagination. We often attribute to our imaginative life powers that go beyond ordinary...

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