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    DescriptionKenneth Tucker taught English for more than thirty years at Murray State University. During his life he has read much indeed. The Old Lit Professor's Book of Favorite Readings collects a number of writings he finds enjoyable, rewarding, and memorable. Stories, essays, poetry, excerpts from longer works compose a potpourri indeed of exceptional writings ranging from Shakespeare to Sherlock Homes, from authors well-known to promising writers of today, including horror and science fiction as well as the classics. Authors range from Herodotus, Homer, Plato, Juvenal through Petrarch, Marguerite of Navarre, Marlowe, Dr. Johnson, to Poe, Hawthorne, Mevillle, to L. Sprague de Camp and William Faulkner on to contemporary poets. One exciting feature of this collection is that most of the selections have not been anthologized before. Although designed for pleasurable reading this book contains introductions and notes which make it suitable as a text for a variety of classes.


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    Title
    The Old Lit Professor's Book of Favorite Readings
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Kenneth Tucker
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 756
    Width: 210 mm
    Height: 279 mm
    Thickness: 38 mm
    Weight: 1,669 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781449059637
    ISBN 10: 1449059635
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    BIC E4L: CLA
    Abridged Dewey: 813
    B&T General Subject: 360
    B&T Book Type: FI
    BIC subject category V2: FC
    LC classification: PS
    DC22: FIC
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21110
    BISAC V2.8: FIC004000
    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    Libri: I-LC
    B&T Merchandise Category: TS
    BISAC V2.8: FIC000000
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    AUTHORHOUSE
    Imprint name
    AUTHORHOUSE
    Publication date
    02 March 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Bloomington IN