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The Oxford Book of Friendship free pdf "If they ever put a bullet through your brain, I'll complain." Cole Porter's loyal affirmation is just one of the many views on friendship expressed in this anthology funny, moving, philosophical, and enriching extracts from such writers as Cicero, Pope, Boswell, Jane Austen, George Eliot, Dickens, and Thoreau. Divided into 12 sections, the book examines the nature of friendship itself, the ideal number of friends, and our expectations of them, before moving on to all manner of friendships in many different times and places.

About D. J. Enright

About the Editors D.J. Enright is an acclaimed poet and critic. He previously edited The Oxford Book of Death, which The Washington Post hailed as "a magisterial collection, wide-ranging, and full of surprises," and The New York Review of Books called "lively, wise, deeply humorous." David Rawlinson is Senior Lecturer in English at La Trobe University, Australia.

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Author : D. J. Enright
Publisher : Oxford Paperbacks
Data Published : 01 July 1992
ISBN : 019282967X
EAN : 9780192829672
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 373 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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