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The Book of Great Books : a Guide to 100 World Classics
by Campbell, W. John

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This useful guide is the key to unlocking the secrets of 100 of the world's most enduring novels, plays, and epic poems. More than simply a collection of tasty plot summaries, The Book of Great Books is a treasure chest of information. Provided with each entry are a thumbnail historical background, the story's main themes and symbols, insights into the language and style of the work, critical perspectives, and a remarkable character diagram that clarifies the relationships among the characters. High comedy, foul murder, political intrigue, and the world's greatest love stories -- the pantheon of great works is yours to enjoy with a landmark volume that makes great writing more accessible.

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Pub. Date: 2000-01-01
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Pub. Date: 2000-01-01
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Overview

This useful guide is the key to unlocking the secrets of 100 of the world's most enduring novels, plays, and epic poems. More than simply a collection of tasty plot summaries, The Book of Great Books is a treasure chest of information. Provided with each entry are a thumbnail historical background, the story's main themes and symbols, insights into the language and style of the work, critical perspectives, and a remarkable character diagram that clarifies the relationships among the characters. High comedy, foul murder, political intrigue, and the world's greatest love stories -- the pantheon of great works is yours to enjoy with a landmark volume that makes great writing more accessible.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780760710616
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