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Fifty works of English and American literature we could do without

by Brigid Brophy

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Published by Stein and Day in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • English-speaking countries
    • Subjects:
    • Books and reading -- English-speaking countries -- Humor.,
    • English literature -- Humor.,
    • American literature -- Humor.,
    • Canon (Literature) -- Humor.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Brigid Brophy, Michael Levey [and] Charles Osborne.
      ContributionsLevey, Michael, joint author., Osborne, Charles, 1927- joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR86 .B7 1968
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 150 p.
      Number of Pages150
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5606271M
      LC Control Number68013491

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Fifty Works of English Literature We Could Do Without Quotes Showing of 3 “In a sense, the first (if not necessarily the prime) function of a novelist, of ANY artist, is to entertain.

If the poem, painting, play or novel does not immediately engage one's surface interest then it has failed. Fifty works of English and American literature we could do without. London: Rapp & Carroll. MLA Citation. Brophy, Brigid. and Osborne, Charles. and Levey, Michael. Fifty works of English and American literature we could do without / [by] Brigid Brophy, Michael Levey, Charles Osborne Rapp & Carroll London Australian/Harvard Citation.

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