A Reader's Delight

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Dartmouth College, 1988 - Literary Criticism - 208 pages
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One of America's finest essayists writes about 40 literary masterpieces that have been wrongfully forgotten or were ignored in the first place.

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User Review  - Earth619 - LibraryThing

This book is like having an educated, intelligent friend personally recommend books to you that you would not find or pick up on your own. I am only halfway through because I keep having to stop in ... Read full review

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I found half of the books that the author describes interesting enough to note for my own reading list. 20 out of 40 is not that bad. I also found the epilogue to be helpful about which titles were ... Read full review

Contents

A Nearly Perfect Comedy
3
To Awaken Quite Alone
8
A Thousand and One Chinese Nights
14
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About the author (1988)

Perrin has taught English at Dartmouth College since 1959, while learning and writing about the ways of rural New England.

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