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Classics for pleasure, Michael Dirda

Label
Classics for pleasure
Title
Classics for pleasure
Statement of responsibility
Michael Dirda
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In these delightful essays, Pulitzer Prize winner Michael Dirda introduces nearly ninety of the world's most entertaining books
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dirda, Michael
Dewey number
  • 814/.54
  • 809
Index
index present
LC call number
PN524
LC item number
.D57 2007
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Literature
  • Books and reading
  • Canon (Literature)
Label
Classics for pleasure, Michael Dirda
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Playful imaginations. Lucian -- Denis Diderot -- Thomas Love Peacock -- Max Beerbohm -- Jaroslav Hašek -- Ivy Compton-Burnett -- S. J. Perelman -- Italo Calvino -- Edward Gorey -- Heroes of their time. Beowulf -- Abolqasem Ferdowsi -- The Icelandic sagas -- Christopher Marlowe -- Émile Zola -- Ernst Jünger -- James Agee -- Love's mysteries. Sappho -- Arthurian romances -- Marie-Madeleine de La Fayette -- Sören Kierkegaard -- George Meredith -- C. P. Cavafy -- Georgette Heyer -- Anna Akhmatova -- Daphne du Maurier -- Words from the wise. Lao-tse -- Heraclitus -- Cicero -- Erasmus -- The English religious tradition -- Benedict de Spinoza -- Samuel Johnson -- -- Everyday magic. Sir Gawain and the Green Knight -- The classic fairy tales -- E. T. A. Hoffmann -- Prosper Mérimée -- Frances Hodgson Burnett -- E. Nesbit/John Masefield -- Walter de la Mare -- -- Lives of consequence. Plutarch -- Girolamo Cardano -- John Aubrey -- Alexander Pope -- Jean-Jacques Rousseau -- Frederick Douglass -- Jacob Burckhardt -- Henry James -- W. H. Auden -- The dark side. John Webster -- Mary Shelley -- James Hogg -- Sheridan Le Fanu -- Bram Stoker -- M. R. James -- William Roughead -- H. P. Lovecraft -- Traveler's tales. Thomas More -- Daniel Defoe -- Xavier de Maistre -- Jules Verne -- J. K. Huysmans -- Isak Dinesen -- Robert Byron -- The way we live now. Petronius -- Elizabeth Gaskell -- Ivan Goncharov -- José Maria Eça de Queiros -- Anton Chekhov -- Jean Toomer -- Willa Cather -- Louis-Ferdinand Céline -- Zora Neale Hurston -- Eudora Welty -- Realms of adventure. H. Rider Haggard -- Arthur Conan Doyle -- Rudyard Kipling -- H. G. Wells -- G. K. Chesterton -- Agatha Christie -- Dashiell Hammett -- Encyclopedic Visions. Ovid -- Robert Burton -- Edward Gibbon -- J. G. Frazer -- H. W. Fowler -- Ezra Pound -- André Malraux -- Philip K. Dick
Control code
80917279
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 341 pages
Isbn
9780151012510
Lccn
2007003029
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)80917279
Label
Classics for pleasure, Michael Dirda
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Playful imaginations. Lucian -- Denis Diderot -- Thomas Love Peacock -- Max Beerbohm -- Jaroslav Hašek -- Ivy Compton-Burnett -- S. J. Perelman -- Italo Calvino -- Edward Gorey -- Heroes of their time. Beowulf -- Abolqasem Ferdowsi -- The Icelandic sagas -- Christopher Marlowe -- Émile Zola -- Ernst Jünger -- James Agee -- Love's mysteries. Sappho -- Arthurian romances -- Marie-Madeleine de La Fayette -- Sören Kierkegaard -- George Meredith -- C. P. Cavafy -- Georgette Heyer -- Anna Akhmatova -- Daphne du Maurier -- Words from the wise. Lao-tse -- Heraclitus -- Cicero -- Erasmus -- The English religious tradition -- Benedict de Spinoza -- Samuel Johnson -- -- Everyday magic. Sir Gawain and the Green Knight -- The classic fairy tales -- E. T. A. Hoffmann -- Prosper Mérimée -- Frances Hodgson Burnett -- E. Nesbit/John Masefield -- Walter de la Mare -- -- Lives of consequence. Plutarch -- Girolamo Cardano -- John Aubrey -- Alexander Pope -- Jean-Jacques Rousseau -- Frederick Douglass -- Jacob Burckhardt -- Henry James -- W. H. Auden -- The dark side. John Webster -- Mary Shelley -- James Hogg -- Sheridan Le Fanu -- Bram Stoker -- M. R. James -- William Roughead -- H. P. Lovecraft -- Traveler's tales. Thomas More -- Daniel Defoe -- Xavier de Maistre -- Jules Verne -- J. K. Huysmans -- Isak Dinesen -- Robert Byron -- The way we live now. Petronius -- Elizabeth Gaskell -- Ivan Goncharov -- José Maria Eça de Queiros -- Anton Chekhov -- Jean Toomer -- Willa Cather -- Louis-Ferdinand Céline -- Zora Neale Hurston -- Eudora Welty -- Realms of adventure. H. Rider Haggard -- Arthur Conan Doyle -- Rudyard Kipling -- H. G. Wells -- G. K. Chesterton -- Agatha Christie -- Dashiell Hammett -- Encyclopedic Visions. Ovid -- Robert Burton -- Edward Gibbon -- J. G. Frazer -- H. W. Fowler -- Ezra Pound -- André Malraux -- Philip K. Dick
Control code
80917279
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 341 pages
Isbn
9780151012510
Lccn
2007003029
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)80917279

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