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The History of Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia (Penguin English Library)

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Synopsis:

Rasselas compresses everything that puts Dr Johnson among the great lions of English literature and life into this text

Synopsis:

Telling how Rasselas and his companions escape from the bland pleasures of their perfectly happy valley in Abissinia to Egypt, to study how people live, the book is a parable and a pilgrimage in which all manner of subjects are discussed--flying machines, poetry, marriage, madness.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140431087
Editor:
Enright, D. J.
Author:
Enright, D. J.
Author:
Johnson, Samuel
Publisher:
Penguin Classics
Location:
Harmondsworth ;
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Novels and novellas
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
British and irish fiction (fictional works by
Subject:
British and irish
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass Market
Series:
Penguin English Library
Series Volume:
1976-77
Publication Date:
19770224
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
7.74x5.16x.40 in. .28 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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"Synopsis" by , Rasselas compresses everything that puts Dr Johnson among the great lions of English literature and life into this text
"Synopsis" by , Telling how Rasselas and his companions escape from the bland pleasures of their perfectly happy valley in Abissinia to Egypt, to study how people live, the book is a parable and a pilgrimage in which all manner of subjects are discussed--flying machines, poetry, marriage, madness.
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