The Oxford Book of Letters

The Oxford Book of Letters

by Frank Kermode
     
 

ISBN-10: 0192804901

ISBN-13: 9780192804907

Pub. Date: 09/05/2003

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

The sheer scale of the book is impressive; the variety of its contents cannot fail to delight the casual browser. More than 300 letters, spanning five centuries and chronicling the affairs of correspondents from George Eliot and Oscar Wilde to Groucho Marx, from poets to philosophers, from gossip about the latest fashions to gruesome details of executions, capture the

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The sheer scale of the book is impressive; the variety of its contents cannot fail to delight the casual browser. More than 300 letters, spanning five centuries and chronicling the affairs of correspondents from George Eliot and Oscar Wilde to Groucho Marx, from poets to philosophers, from gossip about the latest fashions to gruesome details of executions, capture the panoply of human life from the mundane to the most momentous occasions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780192804907
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
09/05/2003
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
592
Product dimensions:
7.69(w) x 5.13(h) x 1.25(d)

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