American Lit Relit

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American Lit Relit [KINDLE] ✽ American Lit Relit By Richard Armour – Polishdarling.co.uk This book leads you irreverently and irresponsibly through the pages of American literature You may even learn something Richard Armour, that madcap and gown satirist, goes his merry way from such Pur This book leads you irreverently and irresponsibly through the pages of American literature You may even learn something Richard Armour, that madcap and gown satirist, goes his merry way from such Puritan authors as Michael Wigglesworth and Cotton Mather to such not so Puritan authors as O Neill, Hemingway, and Faulkner Sense and nonsense play a wild game of tag, having a field day in a field American Lit PDF \ often approached to solemnly The author gives his special kind of literate humor by combining word play, understatement, exaggeration, parody, free association, and irony The survey course in American literature will never be the same.

  • Hardcover
  • 160 pages
  • American Lit Relit
  • Richard Armour
  • 05 January 2019
  • 0070022410

About the Author: Richard Armour

Richard Armour, a college professor of English who specialized in Chaucer and the English Romantic poets, was best known as a prolific author of light verse and wacky parodies of academic scholarship He was a professor of English at Scripps College in Claremont from to Armour was raised in Pomona, California, where his father owned a drugstore He graduated from Pomona College, where he was elected American Lit PDF \ to Phi Beta Kappa, then obtained his master s and PhD in English literature at Harvard He was a Harvard research fellow at the Victoria and Albert Museum library in London.



10 thoughts on “American Lit Relit

  1. Ellen Ellen says:

    I love intelligent men who can be hilariously silly

  2. Carolyn Page Carolyn Page says:

    Hilarious skewering of your American lit course in high school The point of the book is straight humor, as opposed to humorous education.

  3. Moonkiszt Moonkiszt says:

    Get your Patriotic on

  4. Edmund Kubiak Edmund Kubiak says:

    Believe it or not I first encountered this book in 1970 I had just started college and was taking a course in Am Lit and decided I needed a break from the stuffy stuff I was reading I found the book hilarious I d already read the author s Twisted Tales from Shakespeare so I knew his humor Since it was published in 1970 we don t go much farther than Faulkner and Hemingway so bear that in mind if you read the book but let me tell you, the work is still very funny in the way only Richard Ar Believe it or not I first encountered this book in 1970 I had just started college and was taking a course in Am Lit and decided I needed a break from the stuffy stuff I was reading I found the book hilarious I d already read the author s Twisted Tales from Shakespeare so I knew his humor Since it was published in 1970 we don t go much farther than Faulkner and Hemingway so bear that in mind if you read the book but let me tell you, the work is still very funny in the way only Richard Armour can be and if you should ever be YouTubing, get a load of Armour s appearance on Groucho Marx s You Bet Your Life Armour manages to give Groucho a run for his money and Groucho looks decidedly perturbed

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10 thoughts on “American Lit Relit

  1. Ellen Ellen says:

    I love intelligent men who can be hilariously silly


  2. Carolyn Page Carolyn Page says:

    Hilarious skewering of your American lit course in high school The point of the book is straight humor, as opposed to humorous education.


  3. Moonkiszt Moonkiszt says:

    Get your Patriotic on


  4. Edmund Kubiak Edmund Kubiak says:

    Believe it or not I first encountered this book in 1970 I had just started college and was taking a course in Am Lit and decided I needed a break from the stuffy stuff I was reading I found the book hilarious I d already read the author s Twisted Tales from Shakespeare so I knew his humor Since it was published in 1970 we don t go much farther than Faulkner and Hemingway so bear that in mind if you read the book but let me tell you, the work is still very funny in the way only Richard Ar Believe it or not I first encountered this book in 1970 I had just started college and was taking a course in Am Lit and decided I needed a break from the stuffy stuff I was reading I found the book hilarious I d already read the author s Twisted Tales from Shakespeare so I knew his humor Since it was published in 1970 we don t go much farther than Faulkner and Hemingway so bear that in mind if you read the book but let me tell you, the work is still very funny in the way only Richard Armour can be and if you should ever be YouTubing, get a load of Armour s appearance on Groucho Marx s You Bet Your Life Armour manages to give Groucho a run for his money and Groucho looks decidedly perturbed


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