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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



There's this writer, William Shakespeare. Perhaps you've heard of him. He wrote this play, Romeo and Juliet. Maybe you've heard of it as well. It's... Continue »

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In my title I revive the word chrestomathy in its true sense of 'a collection of choice passages from an author or authors, ' and ignore the late edition of 'especially one complied to assist in the acquirement of a language.' In the latter significance the term is often used by linguists, and some of the chrestomathies issued by them in recent years.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780394752099
Author:
Mencken, H. L.
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Author:
Mencken, H. L.
Location:
New York, NY
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Journalism
Subject:
Literary Criticism & Essays
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Subject:
essays;humor;journalism;politics;mencken;religion;non-fiction;literature;anthology;american;satire;literary criticism
Copyright:
Edition Number:
A limited ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage
Series Volume:
no. 8
Publication Date:
19820431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
656
Dimensions:
8 x 5.2 x 1.1 in 0.9875 lb

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