Zuleika Dobson

An Oxford Love Story

Author: Max Beerbohm

Publisher: The Floating Press

ISBN: 177541793X

Category: Fiction

Page: 364

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Zuleika Dobson is a conjurer by trade and a femme fatale by nature. She visits her uncle at Oxford University and all the young men studying there fall in love with her. She is unable to love any man who is not impervious to her charm, and her frustrated suitors are driven to suicide. The novel is a wicked, funny look inside Edwardian Oxford.

The Illustrated Zuleika Dobson

Author: Sir Max Beerbohm

Publisher: Yale University Press

ISBN: 9780300097320

Category: Fiction

Page: 350

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Max Beerbohm's whimsical tale of a beautiful girl who takes Oxford by storm is illustrated with his own charming sketches.

Zuleika Dobson

Or, An Oxford Love Story

Author: Sir Max Beerbohm

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: College students

Page: 335

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Zuleika Dobson

Author: Sir Max Beerbohm

Publisher: Novels

ISBN: N.A

Category: English literature

Page: 252

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Hilariously funny, this novel mocks sexual mores, British education, and everything that comes between.

Zuleika Dobson Or an Oxford Love Story (Webster's Chinese Simplified Thesaurus Edition)

Author: Inc Icon Group International,Max Beerbohm

Publisher: ICON Group International

ISBN: 9781114516007

Category:

Page: 291

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This edition is written in English. However, there is a running Chinese Simplified thesaurus at the bottom of each page for the more difficult English words highlighted in the text. There are many editions of Zuleika Dobson or An Oxford Love Story. This edition would be useful if you would like to enrich your Chinese Simplified-English vocabulary, whether for self-improvement or for preparation in advanced of college examinations. Webster's edition of this classic is organized to expose the reader to a maximum number of difficult and potentially ambiguous English words. Rare or idiosyncratic words and expressions are given lower priority compared to "difficult, yet commonly used" English words. Rather than supply a single translation, many words are translated for a variety of meanings in Chinese Simplified, allowing readers to better grasp the ambiguity of English without using the notes as a pure translation crutch. Having the reader decipher a word's meaning within context serves to improve vocabulary retention and understanding. Each page covers words not already highlighted on previous pages. This edition is helpful to Chinese Simplified-speaking students enrolled in an English Language Program (ELP), an English as a Foreign Language (EFL) program, an English as a Second Language Program (ESL), or in a TOEFL or TOEIC preparation program. Students who are actively building their vocabularies in Chinese Simplified or English may also find this useful for Advanced Placement (AP ) tests. TOEFL, TOEIC, AP and Advanced Placement are trademarks of the Educational Testing Service which has neither reviewed nor endorsed this book. This book is one of a series of Webster's paperbacks that allows the reader to obtain more value from the experience of reading. Translations are from Webster's Online Dictionary, derived from a meta-analysis of public sources, cited on

Zuleika Dobson Or an Oxford Love Story (Webster's Portuguese Thesaurus Edition)

Author: Inc Icon Group International,Max Beerbohm

Publisher: ICON Group International

ISBN: 9781114516014

Category:

Page: 292

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This edition is written in English. However, there is a running Portuguese thesaurus at the bottom of each page for the more difficult English words highlighted in the text. There are many editions of Zuleika Dobson or An Oxford Love Story. This edition would be useful if you would like to enrich your Portuguese-English vocabulary, whether for self-improvement or for preparation in advanced of college examinations. Webster's edition of this classic is organized to expose the reader to a maximum number of difficult and potentially ambiguous English words. Rare or idiosyncratic words and expressions are given lower priority compared to "difficult, yet commonly used" English words. Rather than supply a single translation, many words are translated for a variety of meanings in Portuguese, allowing readers to better grasp the ambiguity of English without using the notes as a pure translation crutch. Having the reader decipher a word's meaning within context serves to improve vocabulary retention and understanding. Each page covers words not already highlighted on previous pages. This edition is helpful to Portuguese-speaking students enrolled in an English Language Program (ELP), an English as a Foreign Language (EFL) program, an English as a Second Language Program (ESL), or in a TOEFL or TOEIC preparation program. Students who are actively building their vocabularies in Portuguese or English may also find this useful for Advanced Placement (AP ) tests. TOEFL, TOEIC, AP and Advanced Placement are trademarks of the Educational Testing Service which has neither reviewed nor endorsed this book. This book is one of a series of Webster's paperbacks that allows the reader to obtain more value from the experience of reading. Translations are from Webster's Online Dictionary, derived from a meta-analysis of public sources, cited on the site.

Max Beerbohm

A Kind of a Life

Author: N. John Hall,Distinguished Professor of English Bronx Community College and the Graduate School N John Hall

Publisher: Yale University Press

ISBN: 9780300097054

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 284

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Max Beerbohm was widely celebrated as the wittiest mind of his age. He became famous in the mid-1890s and remained so until his death in 1956. His wit manifested itself in both prose and caricature, and his writings and drawings are keenly interesting. Max's life, however, was relatively uneventful, and of interest, he said, only to himself. John Hall moves quickly through Max's history: schoolboy; college undergraduate; London caricaturist, journalist, and critic; Edwardian social butterfly; married man and self-exile to Italy in 1910, where he produced numerous books, essays, and caricatures; and, from 1935 to 1956, occasional BBC radio broadcaster. Hall notes that although all Max's work during his fifteen early years on the London scene concerned contemporary art and life, after his "retirement" in 1910 his writings and drawings harkened back to the late-Victorian/Edwardian era and even to the Pre-Raphaelites; he became, he said, an "interesting link with the past." This book, like Beerbohm's work, highlights his connection with various eminences over three eras: Algernon Swinburne, J.A.M. Whistler, Oscar Wilde, Henry James, George Bernard Shaw, Lytton Strachey, Virginia Woolf, and many others.

Seven Types of Ambiguity

Author: William Empson

Publisher: New Directions Publishing

ISBN: 9780811200370

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 256

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First published in 1930, Seven Types of Ambiguity has long been recognized as a landmark in the history of English literary criticism.

César Franck

His Life and Times

Author: Robert James Stove

Publisher: Scarecrow Press

ISBN: 0810882078

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 373

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César Franck (1822-1890) was one of the most remarkable composers of the 19th century, and yet 38 years have elapsed since a biography of him last appeared in English. Now, with César Franck: His Life and Times, R. J. Stove fills this critical gap in the history of late 19th-century classical music with a full-length study of the man and his music. This book draws on numerous sources never before cited in English, painting a picture of a great musician and deeply loved man, whose influence in both his native and adopted lands was exceptional. César Franck: His Life and Times is an engagingly written biography sure to interest classical music listeners of all stripes.

Oxbridge Men

British Masculinity and the Undergraduate Experience, 1850-1920

Author: Paul R. Deslandes

Publisher: Indiana University Press

ISBN: 9780253111258

Category: History

Page: 344

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The mythic status of the Oxbridge man at the height of the British Empire continues to persist in depictions of this small, elite world as an ideal of athleticism, intellectualism, tradition, and ritual. In his investigation of the origins of this myth, Paul R. Deslandes explores the everyday life of undergraduates at Oxford and Cambridge to examine how they experienced manhood. He considers phenomena such as the dynamics of the junior common room, the competition of exams, and the social and athletic obligations of intercollegiate boat races to show how rituals, activities, relationships, and discourses all contributed to gender formation. Casting light on the lived experience of undergraduates, Oxbridge Men shows how an influential brand of British manliness was embraced, altered, and occasionally rejected as these students grew from boys into men.