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A Dab of Dickens & A Touch of Twain: Literary Lives from Shakespeares Old England to Frosts New England
A Dab of Dickens & A Touch of Twain: Literary Lives from Shakespeares Old England to Frosts New England by Elliot Engel 0743448979 9780743448970
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A Dab of Dickens & A Touch of Twain: Literary Lives from Shakespeares Old England to Frosts New England by Elliot Engel

GEOFFREY CHAUCER WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE JANE AUSTEN ROBERT BROWNING & ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING EDGAR ALLAN POE CHARLES DICKENS CHARLOTTE & EMILY BRONT EMILY DICKINSON MARK TWAIN GEORGE ELIOT THOMAS HARDY OSCAR WILDE SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE D. H. LAWRENCE F. SCOTT FITZGERALD ERNEST HEMINGWAY ROBERT FROST They are icons of the literary world whose soaring works have been discussed and analyzed in countless classrooms, homes, and pubs. Yet for most readers, the living, breathing human beings behind the classics have remained unknown...until now! In this utterly captivating book, Dr. Elliot Engel, a foremost authority on the lives of great authors, illuminates the fascinating and flawed men and women of literatures elite. In lieu of stuffy biographical sketchesA Dab of Dickens & A Touch of Twainreveals dozens of fascinating anecdotes: Why Sir Arthur Conan Doyle blamed his wifes death on Sherlock Holmes How Charles Dickens pet launched Edgar Allan Poe on his way to literary immortality The strange connection between Jane Austen and Ernest Hemingway How Louisa May Alcotts attempt to get Mark TwainsHuckleberry Finnbanned backfired...and more! Youll never look at these literary giants the same way again.

Author: Elliot Engel

Language: English

Edition: Original

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 368

Publisher: Pocket Books

Publication Date: 2002-10-01

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ISBN: 0743448979


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