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Modern English Readings by Roger Sherman Loomis and Donald Lemen Clark (Editors) - Hardcover - Third - 1939 - from Revue & Revalued Books  and

Modern English Readings: Biography, Short Stories, Poems, Essays, Plays, Novels

by Roger Sherman Loomis and Donald Lemen Clark (Editors)

Condition: Good-/None

This book is in good condition. There is some wear to the front, back, spine, and edges of the cover boards. The corner of the cover boards are bumped. There is a stamp of the library on the inside of the front cover board. The pages are yellowed and tanned but clear of any markings.

"In this third edition of Modern English Readings, as in the original edition, three aims have guided the selection; (1) The teaching of correct in vital expression through study of models. (2) The quickening of the student's interest in literature by giving him some of the best fiction, drama, essays, biography, and poetry of the last hundred years to read attentively and enjoy. (3) An introduction to those modern problems which, if left unsolved or if wrongly solved, mean individual misery and social and national disaster...." - Preface from Modern English Readings

  • Seller: Revue & Revalued Books US (US)
  • Seller Inventory #: 498
  • Title: Modern English Readings
  • Author: Roger Sherman Loomis and Donald Lemen Clark (Editors)
  • Format/binding: The binding is tight and solid.
  • Book condition: Used - Good-
  • Jacket condition: None
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Third
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Farrar & Rinehart, Inc.
  • Place: New York, New York
  • Date published: 1939
  • Keywords: Literature, Essays, Novels, Poetry, Plays, Biography, Novel
  • Bookseller catalogs: Biographies; Fiction; Essays and Letters; Theatre; Poetry; Classics; Novel;
  • Size: Octavo


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