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The Resource Beowulf on the beach : what to love and what to skip in literature's 50 greatest hits, Jack Murnighan

Beowulf on the beach : what to love and what to skip in literature's 50 greatest hits, Jack Murnighan

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Beowulf on the beach : what to love and what to skip in literature's 50 greatest hits
Title
Beowulf on the beach
Title remainder
what to love and what to skip in literature's 50 greatest hits
Statement of responsibility
Jack Murnighan
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Murnighan, Jack
Dewey number
809
Index
index present
LC call number
PN524
LC item number
.M87 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Label
Beowulf on the beach : what to love and what to skip in literature's 50 greatest hits, Jack Murnighan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 367-369) and index
Contents
The Iliad ; The Odyssey / Homer -- The Bible: The Old Testament, The New Testament -- The Aeneid / Virgil -- Metamorphoses / Ovid -- Beowulf / Anonymous -- Inferno ; Paradiso / Dante Alighieri -- The Decameron / Giovanni Boccaccio -- The Canterbury tales / Geoffrey Chaucer -- The Faerie Queene / Edmund Spenser -- Hamlet; King Lear; Macbeth / William Shakespeare -- Don Quixote / Miguel de Cervantes -- Paradise lost / John Milton -- The history of Tom Jones, a foundling / Henry Fielding -- Pride and prejudice / Jane Austen -- Faust I & II / Johann Wolfgang von Goethe -- Eugene Onegin / Alexander Pushkin -- Pere Goriot / Honore de Balzac -- Jane Eyre / Charlotte Bronte -- Wuthering Heights / Emily Bronte -- Moby Dick / Herman Melville -- Bleak house; Great expectations / Charles Dickens -- Madame Bovary / Gustave Flaubert -- Crime and punishment; The brothers Karamazov / Fyodor Dostoevsky -- War and peace; Anna Karenina / Leo Tolstoy -- Middlemarch / George Eliot -- The wings of the dove / Henry James -- Remembrance of things past / Marcel Proust -- Ulysses / James Joyce -- The magic mountain / Thomas Mann -- The trial / Franz Kafka -- To the lighthouse / Virginia Woolf -- The sound and the fury / William Faulkner -- Farewell to arms / Ernest Hemingway -- Tropic of Cancer / Henry Miller -- Native son / Richard Wright -- The man without qualities / Robert Musil -- Lolita / Vladimir Nabokov -- Giovanni's room / James Baldwin -- One hundred years of solitude / Gabriel Garcia Marquez -- Gravity's rainbow / Thomas Pynchon -- Blood meridian / Cormac McCarthy -- Beloved / Toni Morrison -- Tips on reading classics, and good books in general
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 374 p.
Isbn
9780307409577
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2008050484
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn251204958
  • (OCoLC)251204958
  • 1309980
Label
Beowulf on the beach : what to love and what to skip in literature's 50 greatest hits, Jack Murnighan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 367-369) and index
Contents
The Iliad ; The Odyssey / Homer -- The Bible: The Old Testament, The New Testament -- The Aeneid / Virgil -- Metamorphoses / Ovid -- Beowulf / Anonymous -- Inferno ; Paradiso / Dante Alighieri -- The Decameron / Giovanni Boccaccio -- The Canterbury tales / Geoffrey Chaucer -- The Faerie Queene / Edmund Spenser -- Hamlet; King Lear; Macbeth / William Shakespeare -- Don Quixote / Miguel de Cervantes -- Paradise lost / John Milton -- The history of Tom Jones, a foundling / Henry Fielding -- Pride and prejudice / Jane Austen -- Faust I & II / Johann Wolfgang von Goethe -- Eugene Onegin / Alexander Pushkin -- Pere Goriot / Honore de Balzac -- Jane Eyre / Charlotte Bronte -- Wuthering Heights / Emily Bronte -- Moby Dick / Herman Melville -- Bleak house; Great expectations / Charles Dickens -- Madame Bovary / Gustave Flaubert -- Crime and punishment; The brothers Karamazov / Fyodor Dostoevsky -- War and peace; Anna Karenina / Leo Tolstoy -- Middlemarch / George Eliot -- The wings of the dove / Henry James -- Remembrance of things past / Marcel Proust -- Ulysses / James Joyce -- The magic mountain / Thomas Mann -- The trial / Franz Kafka -- To the lighthouse / Virginia Woolf -- The sound and the fury / William Faulkner -- Farewell to arms / Ernest Hemingway -- Tropic of Cancer / Henry Miller -- Native son / Richard Wright -- The man without qualities / Robert Musil -- Lolita / Vladimir Nabokov -- Giovanni's room / James Baldwin -- One hundred years of solitude / Gabriel Garcia Marquez -- Gravity's rainbow / Thomas Pynchon -- Blood meridian / Cormac McCarthy -- Beloved / Toni Morrison -- Tips on reading classics, and good books in general
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 374 p.
Isbn
9780307409577
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2008050484
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn251204958
  • (OCoLC)251204958
  • 1309980

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