A Whiff of Wilde, a Pinch of Poe, and a Frisson of Frost

A Whiff of Wilde, a Pinch of Poe, and a Frisson of Frost

by Elliot Engel (Author), Oscar Wilde (Author), Edgar Allan Poe (Author), Robert Frost (Author), Michael York (Narrateur), Efrem Zimbalist (Narrateur), various narrators (Narrateur), Roscoe Lee Browne (Narrateur), Cassandra Campbell (Narrateur), Christopher Cazenove (Narrateur), Stephen Fry (Narrateur), Joel Grey (Narrateur), Elliott Gould (Narrateur), Gregory Hines (Narrateur), Arte Johnson (Narrateur), Melissa Manchester (Narrateur), Kevin McCarthy (Narrateur), Bronson Pinchot (Narrateur), Roger Rees (Narrateur), Jean Smart (Narrateur), Michael Tucker (Narrateur), Simon Vance (Narrateur), David Warner (Narrateur), Alfre Woodard (Narrateur)
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They are icons of the literary world whose soaring works have been discussed and analyzed in countless classrooms, homes, and pubs. Yet for most readers, the living, breathing human beings behind the classics have remained unknown—until now. In this utterly captivating book, Dr. Elliot Engel, a leading authority on the lives of great authors, illuminates the fascinating and flawed members of literature’s elite. In lieu of stuffy biographical sketches, Engel provides fascinating anecdotes.

You’ll never look at these literary giants the same way again.

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Contributors
Gabrielle de Cuir (Other contributor), Skyboat Media (Other contributor), Stefan Rudnicki (Other contributor), Molly Underwood (Other contributor)
Publication Date
May 12, 2015
Publisher
ISBN
9781483084534
File size
584 MB