The Unexpected Professor: An Oxford Life in Books download free [PDF and Ebook] by John Carey

The Unexpected Professor: An Oxford Life in Books download free [PDF and Ebook] by John Carey year 2015
  • Book name: The Unexpected Professor: An Oxford Life in Books
  • Author: John Carey
  • Release date: 2015/9/2
  • Publisher: FABER & FABER
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Biography
  • ISBN: 9780571310937
  • Rating: 7.47 of 10
  • Votes: 265
  • Review by: Kamden Paquette
  • Review rating: 9.88 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/6
  • Total pages: 384
  • Includes a PDF summary of 39 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Among the wealthy elders, my views gave some offence. Two or three people walked out of my lecture in Hamburg. At a dinner in Oldenburg I was seated next to a senior academic who berated me for my leftist leanings - not what he expected of an Oxford professor...'John Carey, best known for his provocative stance on the arts and the academic establishment, looks back on his journey from an ordinary background to Oxford's oldest literary professorship. Books formed the backbone of his life: from Biggles in his boyhood home to G. K. Chesterton in his West London grammar school to rigorous scholarship on Milton, Donne and many others. In this warm and funny memoir, he remembers afresh his encounters with the great (and not so great) works of English literature - the rewards, fulfilment and sheer pleasure to be found there.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 20H9M36S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Literary Studies: General, Memoirs, Autobiography: Literary, Higher & Further Education, Tertiary Education, Universities
  • Available formats: PDF, AZW3, HTMLZ, DOC, EPUB, WORD, TXT, GIF. Compressed in RPM, RAR, CBZ, ZIP, BZ
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 13.17 USD
  • Dimensions: 129x198x22mm
  • Weight: 309g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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