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WHILE I WAS READING A ROMOLAI was reading a Romola George Eliot The link comes from the fact that the The Classics Reclassified contains a rather successful parody of Silas Marner of which Armour says that it shows that good people are rewarded for their virtue but that they have to wait a great many years for their rewardI am rather inclined to think that Silas Marner does indeed deserve the nsophisticated mauling that Armour dishes out in this book However I must acknowledge that what he was doing was disgraceful As a niversity literature professor Armour s day job would have been to help his students through the difficult and occasionally badly written sections of our great classics As a sideline he wrote books like this in which he made easy jokes on the problematic aspects of the great books in our Western CanonIf you enjoyed the parodies found in Mad Magazine and the National Lampoon you will probably enjoy this slim efficient volume The specific classics let in for the Armour treatment here are The Iliad Julius Caesar Ivanhoe The Scarlet Letter Moby Dick or The Whale Silas Marner David Copperfield And what is the Armour treatment It s finishing the line Achilles has no choice but to draw his keen blade from his thigh with the footnote A lesser man would have sed a scabbard And then setting discussion Frankie und Johnny Uncollected Stories uestions like this Hester is said to have made her living with her needle Did she give inoculations on the side If not on the side in the arm This book was a very entertaining trip through many of the books studentsnwillingly read in their English classes Whether I loved or hated the original I found Armour s retelling of each tale too fun to keep Fr The Classics Reclassified Livres Not Retrouvez The Classics Reclassified et des millions de livres en stock sur fr ou d'occasion fr The Classics Reclassified Richard Willard Not The Classics Reclassified et des millions de livres en sur fr Achetez neuf ou d'occasion fr The Classics Reclassified Biography and Notes Not Retrouvez The Classics Reclassified Biography and Notes by Anthony Bonner With an Introduction by William Carlos Williams for Scientific Accuracy by the U et des millions de livres en stock sur fr Achetez neuf ou d'occasion The Classics Reclassified by Richard Armour And so The Classics Reclassified is except that it’s the most hilarious the most tterly addictive take on an academic subject you could possibly imagine I Richard Armour’s rsum is formidable a Harvard PhD who held research fellowships in England and France and taught at a slew of institutions including the University of Texas Northwestern University and the University of Frieburg The.
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There s something hilarious otable in nearly every paragraph ands something hilarious and otable in nearly every paragraph and s not counting the footnotes illustrations and suggestions for further discussion Plus this book taught me everything I know about Ivanhoe and Silas MarnerThese are affectionate parodies from someone who clearly loved literature This book made me curious about the subjects and told me that we shouldn t revere Great Books so much that we can t enjoy themSome samplesOn The Illiad Then bronze harnessed Hector drops in on his dear won wife even white armed Andromache daughter of great hearted E tion that dwelt beneath wooded Plakos and was king of the men of Kilikia Homer wants s to be sure not to confuse her with all the other Andromaches we knowOn Julius Caesar The opening scene is in Rome A Street A Street is presumably just north of B StreetOn Ivanhoe The dastardly Front de Boeuf and his dastardly friends are interrupted in their dastardly pursuits by the sound of someone winding a horn Scott s horns always seem Classics Reclassified Richard Armour The Classics Reclassified includes take offs on works such as The Iliad Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare David Copperfield by Charles Dickens etc; each take off is prefaced by a short biography of the work's author in the same style For Shakespeare it says he was baptized April When he was born is disputed but anyone who argues that it was after this date is just being difficultArmour The classics reclassified edition | Open Library The classics reclassified in which certain famous books are not so much digested as indigested together with mercifully brief biographies of their authors a few nnecessary footnotes and estions which it might be helpful not to answer st ed This edition The Classics Reclassified otes by Richard Armour The Classics Reclassified by Richard Armour ratings average rating reviews The Classics Reclassified otes Showing of “Dedicated to that amazing device the Reuired Reading List better even than artificial respiration for keepin. O be running down in the nearby forestOn The Scarlet Letter After a year or so Hester had grown tired of waiting and had given birth to a child There was strong suspicion that she had had an accompliceOn Moby Dick Melville had no formal education after the age of fifteen again showing how important it is not to be educated if you wish to become a famous writerOn Silas Marner It may take a little time say thirty or forty years but virtue will be rewarded sinfulness will say thirty or forty years but virtue will be rewarded sinfulness will punished and everyone who hasn t already died a tragic death will live happily
Ever AfterOn David Copperfield David Copperfield IsafterOn David Copperfield David Copperfield is in the first person Singular isn t it Thanks to this book I now have conversational knowledge of The Iliad Juliet Caesar Ivanhoe The Scarlet Letter Moby Dick Silas Marner and David Copperfield without having ever actually read those books Nor does it sound like I would want to read any of them And I got a few chuckles as wellA word to the wise some of these book summaries are repeated in Armour s later book It All Started With Freshman English Not ite as hilarious as when I read it as a child this retelling of five classics still got a good number of giggles out of me In the same vein as 1066 and All That Richard Armour s parodies of textbook biographies summaries of major texts and study estions are actually edifying as well as entertaining For those who like their literary analyses full of puns this is the books for you Some of the jokes may be dated but still a fun read I have enjoyed the classics but I have also enjoyed having fun at thier expense In this satire certain famous books are not so much digested but ingested Not a book that produced loud laughter but a smile as I nderstood the fun. G dead authors alive” The Classics Reclassified Free Online Library The Classics Reclassified LinkPage Citation KIROV BALLET OF THE MARYINSKY THEATRE OPERA HOUSE JOHN F KENNEDY CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS WASHINGTON DC FEBRUARY AND The Kirov brought Transmedia Marketing us its grand experiments in time travel back to Petipa and catchingp with the recent past of Balanchine The futuristic techniue of the company's The classics reclassified in which certain famous The classics reclassified in which certain famous books are not so much digested as indigested together with mercifully brief biographies of their authors a few Catherine the Great Portrait of a Woman unnecessary footnotes andestions which it might be helpful not to answer The classics reclassified in which certain famous Get this from a library The classics reclassified in which certain famous books are not so much digestsed as indigested together with mercifully brief biographies of their authors a few নূরলদীনের সারাজীবন unnecessary footnotes andestions which it might be helpful not to answer Richard Armou.