Don't Know Much about Literature: What You Need to Know But Never Learned about Great Books and Authors by Lyman T Johnson Post-Doctoral Fellow in Linguistics Jenny Davis, Kenneth C Davis (Paperback / softback, 2009)
From Homer to Harry Potter, from Chaucer to Charlotte's Web, acompelling book of quizzes on history's most influential literary worksand writersDid a whale named Mocha Dick inspire Melville's masterpiece?Who was the first poet to speak at a presidential inauguration?Which French-speaking high school football star shook up the literary world?Do you freeze when someone mentions Faulkner? When the conversation turns to the Odyssey, do you want to take a hike? Have fear. For years, Kenneth C. Davis's New York Times bestselling Don't Kw Much About(R) books have enlightened and enthralled us with a winning blend of fascinating facts and wonderfully irreverent fun. Now he sets his sights on our literary IQ in Don't Kw Much About(R) Literature. With this rich treasure trove of kwledge and intriguing information about the world's great books and authors, Kenneth Davis and his daughter, Jenny, demystify Dracula, capture Kafka, and help you brush up on your Bronte in the inimitable and endlessly entertaining Don't Kw Much About(R) style.
Kenneth C Davis, Lyman T Johnson Post-Doctoral Fellow in Linguistics Jenny Davis