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Author Mitchell, L. G. (Leslie George)

Title Maurice Bowra : a life / Leslie Mitchell
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009


Description 1 online resource (386 pages) : illustrations
Contents List of Plates; List of Short Titles; Preface; Part I. Formation; Part II. Fundamentals; Part III. Action; Part IV. Reflection; Endnotes; Select Bibliography; Index
Summary The first ever biography of Maurice Bowra - classicist, poet, wit, raconteur extraordinary, and the most famous don of his generation. - ;Maurice Bowra was, according to one's point of view, either the most distinguished or the most notorious Oxford don of the early twentieth century. Classicist, poet, wit, raconteur extraordinary, and Warden of Wadham College for over thirty years, he met nearly everyone of consequence in the worlds of literature and politics and had stories to tell about them all, from Jean Cocteau to Virginia Woolf, from Adolf Hitler to the Kennedys, from Isaiah Berlin to
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 320-374) and index
Notes English
Print version record
SUBJECT Bowra, C. M. (Cecil Maurice), 1898-1971
Bowra, C. M. (Cecil Maurice), 1898-1971. fast (OCoLC)fst00056621
Subject Wadham College -- History
SUBJECT Wadham College. fast (OCoLC)fst00586133
Subject College teachers -- Great Britain -- Biography
Classicists -- Great Britain -- Biography
College teachers.
Intellectual life.
SUBJECT Great Britain -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Subject Great Britain.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2008943926
ISBN 0191559040