skip to content
Classics : 62 great books from the Iliad to Midnight's children Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Classics : 62 great books from the Iliad to Midnight's children

Author: Jane Gleeson-White
Publisher: North Sydney, N.S.W. : Random House Australia, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Mark Twain defined a literary classic as 'something that everybody wants to have read and nobody wants to read'. But what was true in the nineteenth century doesn't hold today. Mr Darcy is hotter than he ever was, and Brad Pitt fought to fill Achilles' sandals. Teachers and reading groups hunger for recommendations from 'the canon', which is no longer taught. This accessible, impassioned and inspiring guide to the  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Stories, plots, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Gleeson-White
ISBN: 9781741664737 174166473X
OCLC Number: 191820597
Description: 403 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Jane Gleeson-White.

Abstract:

Mark Twain defined a literary classic as 'something that everybody wants to have read and nobody wants to read'. But what was true in the nineteenth century doesn't hold today. Mr Darcy is hotter than he ever was, and Brad Pitt fought to fill Achilles' sandals. Teachers and reading groups hunger for recommendations from 'the canon', which is no longer taught. This accessible, impassioned and inspiring guide to the great books of the past will be eagerly embraced and discussed by passionate and grateful readers.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/191820597> # Classics : 62 great books from the Iliad to Midnight's children
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "191820597" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/xna> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/233142575#Place/north_sydney_n_s_w> ; # North Sydney, N.S.W.
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/836454> ; # Books and reading
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/233142575#Topic/literature_stories_plots_etc> ; # Literature--Stories, plots, etc
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/011.73/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/999953> ; # Literature
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/830867> ; # Best books
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/classification/Z1035> ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:creator <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/233142575#Person/gleeson_white_jane> ; # Jane Gleeson-White
    schema:datePublished "2007" ;
    schema:description "Mark Twain defined a literary classic as 'something that everybody wants to have read and nobody wants to read'. But what was true in the nineteenth century doesn't hold today. Mr Darcy is hotter than he ever was, and Brad Pitt fought to fill Achilles' sandals. Teachers and reading groups hunger for recommendations from 'the canon', which is no longer taught. This accessible, impassioned and inspiring guide to the great books of the past will be eagerly embraced and discussed by passionate and grateful readers."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/233142575> ;
    schema:genre "Stories, plots, etc."@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "Classics : 62 great books from the Iliad to Midnight's children"@en ;
    schema:productID "191820597" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/191820597#PublicationEvent/north_sydney_n_s_w_random_house_australia_2007> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/233142575#Agent/random_house_australia> ; # Random House Australia
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781741664737> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/191820597> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/233142575#Agent/random_house_australia> # Random House Australia
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Random House Australia" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/233142575#Person/gleeson_white_jane> # Jane Gleeson-White
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Gleeson-White" ;
    schema:givenName "Jane" ;
    schema:name "Jane Gleeson-White" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/233142575#Place/north_sydney_n_s_w> # North Sydney, N.S.W.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "North Sydney, N.S.W." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/830867> # Best books
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Best books"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/836454> # Books and reading
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Books and reading"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/999953> # Literature
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Literature"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781741664737>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "174166473X" ;
    schema:isbn "9781741664737" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.