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ShrinkLits: Seventy of the World's Towering Classics Cut Down to Size - Maurice Sagoff
ShrinkLits: Seventy of the World's Towering Classics Cut Down to Size
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From Antigone to Lolita, from Beowulf to The Hobbit. The world's greatest literature is summarized in Maurice Sagoff's hilarious light verse. The result-70 intoxicating distillations of the classics everyone has been taking far too seriously for far too long. Selection of the Quality Paperback... show more
From Antigone to Lolita, from Beowulf to The Hobbit. The world's greatest literature is summarized in Maurice Sagoff's hilarious light verse. The result-70 intoxicating distillations of the classics everyone has been taking far too seriously for far too long. Selection of the Quality Paperback Book Club and a New York Times Best Seller. 180,000 copies in print.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780894800795 (0894800795)
Publisher: Workman Publishing Company
Pages no: 112
Edition language: English
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3.0 ShrinkLits: Seventy of the World's Towering Classics Cut Down to Size
[These notes were made in 1986:]. This is cute, clever, and reasonably literate. Some of the "poems" are fairly straight (tho' tongue-in-cheek) reductions of plot and situation; some also contain less-than-flattering comment on the masterworks themselves. The range is wide - everything from Beowul...
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