BOOKMAN'S PLEASURE by Holbrook- Ed. Jackson


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This falls into the category of The Practical Cogitator rather than the usual type of anthology, and it is keyed very definitely to the market indicated in the subtitle, ""A Recreation for Booklovers"" and might well accomplish what Mr. Jackson hopes- start booklovers doing their own collecting of apt allusions, quotations et al. His own reading background is a rich and varied one; in sorting and arranging his material- drawn from as varied sources as Matthew Arnold, Jane Austen, Arnold Bennett, James Boswell, the Brownings, Byron, the Carlyles, Coleridge, Emerson, Goldsmith, Greville, Hazlitt, Homer, Hume, Dr. Johnson, Keats, Lamb, Lowell, Macaulay, Motley, Pope, Scott, Tennyson, -- he indicates a tapestry we well might emulate. Fun to pick up.

Pub Date: April 18th, 1947
ISBN: 1417985976
Publisher: Farrar, Straus