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Author: Gilbert Highet
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1971.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Highet, Gilbert, 1906-1978.
Explorations.
New York, Oxford University Press, 1971
(OCoLC)561737630
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gilbert Highet
ISBN: 0195014502 9780195014501
OCLC Number: 142639
Description: xii, 383 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: [1.] Forgotten books: An unwritten book --
The adventurous traveler --
One man's Scotland --
A young man's fantasy --
Peer Gynt --
Father and son --
On first looking into The Arabian nights --
[2.] Language: Secret languages --
Changing words --
Foreigners are fools --
Lifetime labels --
Learning a language --
Name into word --
The language of Adam --
[3.] Avocations: Play and life --
The art of persuasion --
[4.] Personalities: The personality of Joyce --
Hot gospeler --
Careless Marjory --
The life of a yogi --
A surrealist memory --
The stationary man --
Ishmael --
The philosopher on the throne --
Red dawn --
Miller's Tropics --
The end of the world is at hand --
The man in the grey velvet suit --
New Year's Day with Mr. Pepys --
Beer-bottle on the Pediment --
Love among the Romans --
[5.] Writing: How to torture an author --
Sense and nonsense --
The final words --
How to write an essay --
The Ancient Mariners' Association, Inc. --
The songs of the States --
Useless speeches --
The prose of the law --
The written past: loss, destruction, and survival.
Responsibility: Gilbert Highet.

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