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The Resource A clerk of Oxenford ; : essays on literature and life

A clerk of Oxenford ; : essays on literature and life

Label
A clerk of Oxenford ; : essays on literature and life
Title
A clerk of Oxenford ;
Title remainder
essays on literature and life
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this collection of essays based upon his radio talks, Highet discusses a range of topics, including Japanese haiku, Icelandic sagas, the Gettysburg Address, and the works of George Orwell, Yeats, Byron, and Tennyson
Cataloging source
DLC
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1906-1978
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Highet, Gilbert
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Fantasy fiction
  • Poetry
  • Sagas
  • Wisdom literature
  • Historical fiction
  • Invective
  • Witches
  • Mountaineering
  • Literature
Label
A clerk of Oxenford ; : essays on literature and life
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographies
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Arms and the woman
  • The outsider
  • Words and meanings
  • The Christians and the lions
  • The Gettysburg Address
  • [2.]
  • Poetry and poets:
  • What use is poetry?
  • Seventeen syllables
  • The poet and his vulture
  • [1.]
  • Rhythm in poetry
  • Melody in poetry
  • The madness of Hamlet
  • The poet and the musician
  • A drinking song
  • The old wizard
  • Professor paradox
  • [3.]
  • Imagination and reality:
  • The art of invective
  • The arts of prose:
  • The witches and their god
  • I to the hills will lift up mine eyes
  • Kitsch
  • A new pleasure
  • The philosopher of the atom
  • The small flat world
  • A bouquet of poison ivy
  • Perspectives of science
  • Escape
  • Perchance to dream
  • One Smith in a billion
  • Ice and fire
  • Looking back on today
  • Books of wisdom
  • An eminent historian
Control code
224112
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
272 pages
Lccn
54010897
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(WaOLN)497624
Label
A clerk of Oxenford ; : essays on literature and life
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographies
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Arms and the woman
  • The outsider
  • Words and meanings
  • The Christians and the lions
  • The Gettysburg Address
  • [2.]
  • Poetry and poets:
  • What use is poetry?
  • Seventeen syllables
  • The poet and his vulture
  • [1.]
  • Rhythm in poetry
  • Melody in poetry
  • The madness of Hamlet
  • The poet and the musician
  • A drinking song
  • The old wizard
  • Professor paradox
  • [3.]
  • Imagination and reality:
  • The art of invective
  • The arts of prose:
  • The witches and their god
  • I to the hills will lift up mine eyes
  • Kitsch
  • A new pleasure
  • The philosopher of the atom
  • The small flat world
  • A bouquet of poison ivy
  • Perspectives of science
  • Escape
  • Perchance to dream
  • One Smith in a billion
  • Ice and fire
  • Looking back on today
  • Books of wisdom
  • An eminent historian
Control code
224112
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
272 pages
Lccn
54010897
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(WaOLN)497624

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