The Oxford Book Of Aphorisms

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Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780192820150
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Gathers witty quotations about nature, religion, fear, hope, fame, wealth, politics, marriage, happiness, knowledge, language, and death This anthology demonstrates to the full how brilliantly the aphorist can illumine the hidden truth, or ...

The Oxford Book Of Essays

Author: John Gross
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199556555
Size: 51.52 MB
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The essay is one of the richest of literary forms. Its most obvious characteristics are freedom, informality, and the personal touch--though it can also find room for poetry, satire, fantasy, and sustained argument.

The New Oxford Book Of Literary Anecdotes

Author: John Gross
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199543410
Size: 43.60 MB
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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 ...

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 Oxford Book Of Comic Verse

Author: John Gross
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780199561612
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This collection undoubtedly contains matter of great historical interest, but the emphasis throughout is firmly onenjoyment.

Short Flights

Author: James Lough
Publisher: IPG
ISBN: 1936182904
Size: 52.58 MB
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A compilation of satirical and philosophical aphorisms from modern writers on the cutting edge of their craft A unique anthology that draws together the work and musings of our leading pioneers of short-form writing, this book features ...

Aphorisms

Author: Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
Publisher: Penguin Classics
ISBN: 9780140445190
Size: 70.59 MB
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LITERATURE-CLASSICS & CONTEMPORARY

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Author: Aaron Haspel
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ISBN: 9780692582596
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Aphorisms are often derided as trivial, yet most people rule their lives with five or six of them. This collection contains five or six hundred, some of which you wouldn't want to rule your life with.

The Oxford Book Of The Sea

Author: Jonathan Raban
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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An anthology of writings illustrating humanity's changing vision of the sea features passages from the work of Melville, Conrad, Trollope, Dickens, E. B. White, Johnson, Boswell, Dickinson, Barth, Joyce, and Woolf, as well as Charles Darwin ...