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From Wodehouse to Wittgenstein

essays

by Quinton, Anthony.

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  • 30 Currently reading

Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wittgenstein, Ludwig, 1889-1951,
  • Science -- Philosophy,
  • Religion -- Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementAnthony Quinton.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB29 .Q557 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination360 p. ;
    Number of Pages360
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL693246M
    ISBN 100312211619
    LC Control Number97040491

    The final section, which begins with his essay on 'The Inner Life', considers the claims of the imagination and the limits of subjectivity in the art and the lives of artists and philosophers. It is here that we get the wry juxtaposition of Wodehouse and Wittgenstein. Wittgenstein, Ludwig, ; Essays - 20th century.; Science - Philosophy. P. G. Wodehouse was an English author and one of the most widely read humorists of the twentieth century. OverDrive (Rakuten OverDrive) Borrow eBooks, audiobooks, and videos from thousands of public libraries worldwide.

      Ray Monk is professor of philosophy at the University of Southampton and is the author of Ludwig Wittgenstein: The Duty of Genius, and Bertrand Russell: The Spirit of Solitude. His most recent Author: Guardian Staff. ThriftBooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices. We personally assess every book's quality and offer rare, out-of-print treasures. We deliver the joy of reading in % recyclable packaging with free standard shipping on US orders over $

      Contents: My Man Jeeves Extricating Young Gussie Right Ho, Jeeves Jeeves is a fictional character in a series of humorous short stories and novels by P. G. Wodehouse, being the highly-competent valet of a wealthy and idle young Londoner named Bertie Wooster created in /4(76). Wodehouse's book Piccadilly Jim was adapted into screen by Robert Z. Leonard in , starring Robert Montgomery, Madge Evans, and Frank Morgan. Famous quotations by P. G. Wodehouse: It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage of them.


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The present book derives its title from the two concluding essays, ‘Wodehouse and the Tradition of Comedy’ and ‘Wittgenstein’. The first is a serious, scholarly and at the same time entertaining essay in. Read this book on Questia.

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Life and career Early years. Wodehouse was born in Guildford, Surrey, the third son of Henry Ernest Wodehouse (–), a magistrate resident in the British colony of Hong Kong, and his wife, Eleanor (–), daughter of the Rev John Bathurst Wodehouses, who traced their ancestry back to the 13th century, belonged to a cadet branch of the family of the earls of Kimberley.

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My disappointment was more severe. Equally impressive is the range of his devotees: Dorothy Parker, John Updike, Ludwig Wittgenstein, Salman Rushdie, John le Carre, and Seamus Heaney. Wodehouse had an extraordinary Broadway career, working with Guy Bolton and Jerome Kern, and even dared to re write Cole Porter's Anything Goes for the London : Norton, W.

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