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The Resource The western lit survival kit : an irreverent guide to the classics, from Homer to Faulkner, Sandra Newman

The western lit survival kit : an irreverent guide to the classics, from Homer to Faulkner, Sandra Newman

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The western lit survival kit : an irreverent guide to the classics, from Homer to Faulkner
Title
The western lit survival kit
Title remainder
an irreverent guide to the classics, from Homer to Faulkner
Statement of responsibility
Sandra Newman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents a guide to the classics of western literature, citing popular culture, information on literary hoaxes, and bad reviews to foster appreciation for the great works of the past
Cataloging source
DLC
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1965-
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Newman, Sandra
Dewey number
011/.73
Index
no index present
LC call number
Z1035.9
LC item number
.N55 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Best books
  • Criticism
  • Best books
  • Criticism
  • Literature
  • Best books
  • Literature
  • Criticism
Label
The western lit survival kit : an irreverent guide to the classics, from Homer to Faulkner, Sandra Newman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Greece: cradle of Greek civilization -- Rome: when the world was ruled by Italians -- The Middle ages and points between -- The Renaissance: back to the future -- William "look at me, I get my own chapter" Shakespeare -- Here come the Puritans: parade, meet rain -- France and England in the seventeenth century: the shallows -- The age of reason or: when people wised up and started believing what we believe -- The romantics: the author as (the author's) hero -- We also begin to have Americans -- Nice realism: the novel novel -- Unwelcome realism: the French and Russians team up to depress mankind -- The messy twentieth: finally over
Control code
841246
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xii, 280 pages
Isbn
9781592406944
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011032730
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781592406944
  • (OCoLC)727703475
Label
The western lit survival kit : an irreverent guide to the classics, from Homer to Faulkner, Sandra Newman
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Greece: cradle of Greek civilization -- Rome: when the world was ruled by Italians -- The Middle ages and points between -- The Renaissance: back to the future -- William "look at me, I get my own chapter" Shakespeare -- Here come the Puritans: parade, meet rain -- France and England in the seventeenth century: the shallows -- The age of reason or: when people wised up and started believing what we believe -- The romantics: the author as (the author's) hero -- We also begin to have Americans -- Nice realism: the novel novel -- Unwelcome realism: the French and Russians team up to depress mankind -- The messy twentieth: finally over
Control code
841246
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xii, 280 pages
Isbn
9781592406944
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011032730
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781592406944
  • (OCoLC)727703475

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