The New Oxford Book Of English Prose

Author: John Gross
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
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Traces the development of English and American prose from the end of the Middle Ages to the present through the work of its finest writers, from Sir Thomas Malory to Salman Rushdie

The New Oxford Book Of Literary Anecdotes

Author: John Gross
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199543410
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An unrivalled collection of literary gossip and intimate sidelights on the lives of the authors.The dictionary defines an anecdote as 'a short account of an entertaining or interesting incident', and the anecdotes in this collection more ...

Mein Leben Als Sch Fer

Author: James Rebanks
Publisher: C. Bertelsmann Verlag
ISBN: 3641183235
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James Rebanks erzählt von einer archaischen Landschaft, von der tiefen Verwurzelung an einen Ort.

Wiedersehen Mit Brideshead

Author: Evelyn Waugh
Publisher: Diogenes Verlag AG
ISBN: 3257603436
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›Wiedersehen mit Brideshead‹ ist das englische Gegenstück zum amerikanischen ›Großen Gatsby‹: das Porträt der Schönen und Reichen in den Jahren zwischen den Weltkriegen, die Chronik einer Vertreibung aus dem Paradies bei Anbruch ...

The Oxford Book Of Parodies

Author: John Gross
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 019954882X
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An unparalleled introduction to the parodist's art, The Oxford Book of Parodies includes parodies from Chaucer to the present day, ranging from imitations and spoofs to lampoons and pastiches, comical, scornful, witty, and subtle.

The Oxford Handbook Of English Prose 1500 1640

Author: Andrew Hadfield
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191655074
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assumption applies to other writers whose works appear little more than '
strategically assembled' sayings on different topics.12 'Disingenuous as ever',
Michel de Montaigne may deny keeping notebooks, Moss writes, but his book
ofEssais is 'that most uncommon of commonplace-books'. Montaigne, she argues
, transcribes quotations from his reading directly into them.13 This chapter takes
up this very topic, arguing that the 'commonplace' is as foundational to the
practice of early ...

Life Liberty And The Pursuit Of Happiness

Author: Charles R. Kesler
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
ISBN: 1442213353
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He is the distinguished author of The Rise and Fall of the Man of Letters (1969)
and A Double Thread (his charming memoir, 2001), the former editor of the Times
Literary Supplement, and editor of After Shakespeare (an inexhaustible mine of
great writers commenting on the poet, 2002), The Oxford Book of Aphorisms (
1983), The New Oxford Book of English Prose (1998), and The Oxford Book of
Essays (2002). Now, in The New Oxford Book of Literary Anecdotes, he arranges
over ...

Poetry Translation

Author: Peter Robinson
Publisher: Liverpool University Press
ISBN: 1846312183
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Forrest-thomson, Veronica, Poetic Artifice: A Theory of Twentieth-Century Poetry (
Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1978). — Selected Poems, ed.
Anthony Barnett (London: Invisible Books, 1999). Forster ... Jones and Margaret F
.Rosenthal (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1998). Frost, Robert, Collected
Poems, Prose, & Plays, ed. ... Dante in English (Harmondsworth: Penguin Books,
2005). Gross, John (ed.), The Oxford Book of Aphorisms (Oxford: Oxford 0