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

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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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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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  • PID: 16696536038
  • ISBN-13: 9780760748213
  • Publisher: Barnes & Noble
  • Seller: Owls Books
    Description: All pages and cover are intact. Possible slightly loose binding, minor highlighting and marginalia, cocked spine or torn dust jacket. Maybe an ex-library copy and not include the accompanying CDs, access codes or other supplemental materials.
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