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Running in Literature: A Guide for Scholars, Readers, Runners, Joggers and Dreamers

Robinson, Roger

Published by Breakaway Books, New York, New York, U.S.A., 2003
ISBN 10: 1891369415 / ISBN 13: 9781891369414
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Title: Running in Literature: A Guide for Scholars,...

Publisher: Breakaway Books, New York, New York, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 2003

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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Fine/Fine unread copy protected by Archival Brodart Cover. Signed by author on title page. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 001059

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A very readable, extremely erudite -account of runners in literature, from the Bible to Greece and Rome to nineteenth century English literature, to the modern novel. A treasure trove of literary gems on the sport, this book includes hundreds of items too brief for inclusion in The Runner?s Literary Companion.

Roger Robinson is a professor of -English at Victoria University in New Zealand and is a world-class runner. He is the editor of The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature.

About the Author: Roger Robinson is a professor of English at Victoria University in New Zealand, an international running writer, and a world-class runner. He is the author of Heroes and Sparrows and Robert Louis Stevenson: His Best Pacific Writings, and editor of The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature. He lives in New York City and Wellington, New Zealand.

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