Literary Miscellany: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Literature - Books of Miscellany (Hardback)Alex Palmer (author)
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Who knew that bestseller lists and children's books could be the source of intense controversy? Or that even the biggest writers had to scrape by, with odd jobs and inventions like the Mark Twain Self-Pasting Scrapbook? In Literary Miscellany, examine the trend of "fake memoirs," with a list of who lied about what, and a rogues' gallery of hoaxers dating back centuries. From epic poetry and Homer to pulp fiction and Harry Potter, Literary Miscellany is a breezy tour through the literature of today and yesterday, packed with enough interesting facts to entertain both the erudite professor and pleasure reader.
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
Number of pages: 184
Weight: 497 g
Dimensions: 210 x 140 x 152 mm
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