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THE OXFORD BOOK OF LITERARY ANECDOTES Edited By James Sutherland 1975

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THE OXFORD BOOK OF LITERARY ANECDOTES Edited By James Sutherland 1975

If an anecdote is to live beyond its own day, it must not only be worth telling but be well told, and from over a thousand years of memoirs, reminiscences, and letters Professor Sutherland has gathered almost five hundred that meet these demanding criteria. Here are comic, poignant and revealing stories by or about not only those famous for their eccentricity, forthrightness, and wit – Johnson, Scott, Henry James, Wilde, and Shaw – but also almost every major figure in English literature and a host of minor ones. …

Book: hardback

Language: English

Dust Jacket: Yes

Condition: Apart from ownership name inside cover dated February 1976

Publisher: Book Club Associates London

Publication Date: 1976

First Published: 1975

Printed: Great Britain

Illustrations: No

Pages: 382

Dimensions: 21.5 x 14 x 2.5 cm

Weight: 550g

ISBN: Pre. ISBN

SKU JT315 381

 


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