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The boy scout handbook and other observations, Paul Fussell

Label
The boy scout handbook and other observations
Title
The boy scout handbook and other observations
Statement of responsibility
Paul Fussell
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Please note that this is not 'The Official Boy Scout Handbook'. It is a collection of my essays and reviews and bagatelles on appearances, institutions, and society, writers, travel, and war written over the past fifteen years or so, and written on very different occasions and for different purposes."--Preface
Cataloging source
DLC
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1924-2012
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fussell, Paul
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
AC8
LC item number
.F93 1982
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Essays
  • Scouts and scouting
  • Aufsatzsammlung
  • Kulturkritik
  • Literatur
  • Englisch
  • USA
Label
The boy scout handbook and other observations, Paul Fussell
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The boy scout handbook -- The persistent itchings of Poe and Whitman -- Sincerity abroad -- The life of art -- William Carlos Williams and his problems -- What we look like -- Notes on class -- The purging of Penrod -- Smut-hunting in Pretoria -- Literary biography and its pitfalls -- Nabokov as "comparatist" -- Can Graham Greene write English? -- Being reviewed: the A.B.M. and its theory -- Terrors and delights of the traveler abroad -- Footwork as scholarship -- An impediment to pilgrimage -- Latin America defeats intelligent travel writer -- A place to recuperate -- Boswell and his memorable scenes -- Kingy and some Coevals -- Baron Corvo, sturdy beggar -- Poor Ivor Gurney -- Rider Haggard, the public man -- The Hearst of literature -- Waugh in his letters -- Some truth about the war -- The regrettable decision of Herman Wouk -- The romantic war and the other one -- "Where are the war poets?" -- Time-Life goes to war -- Yank when we needed it -- The war in black and white -- Battle trauma and the NATO problem -- My war
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 284 pages
Isbn
9780195031027
Lccn
81018730
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)07946096
  • (OCoLC)ocm07946096
Label
The boy scout handbook and other observations, Paul Fussell
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The boy scout handbook -- The persistent itchings of Poe and Whitman -- Sincerity abroad -- The life of art -- William Carlos Williams and his problems -- What we look like -- Notes on class -- The purging of Penrod -- Smut-hunting in Pretoria -- Literary biography and its pitfalls -- Nabokov as "comparatist" -- Can Graham Greene write English? -- Being reviewed: the A.B.M. and its theory -- Terrors and delights of the traveler abroad -- Footwork as scholarship -- An impediment to pilgrimage -- Latin America defeats intelligent travel writer -- A place to recuperate -- Boswell and his memorable scenes -- Kingy and some Coevals -- Baron Corvo, sturdy beggar -- Poor Ivor Gurney -- Rider Haggard, the public man -- The Hearst of literature -- Waugh in his letters -- Some truth about the war -- The regrettable decision of Herman Wouk -- The romantic war and the other one -- "Where are the war poets?" -- Time-Life goes to war -- Yank when we needed it -- The war in black and white -- Battle trauma and the NATO problem -- My war
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 284 pages
Isbn
9780195031027
Lccn
81018730
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)07946096
  • (OCoLC)ocm07946096

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