muldoone99 at yahoo.com
Mon Oct 3 15:34:05 EDT 2005
It's hard to imagine a humor category not including
Wodehouse. Some other candidates, then, I guess,
would be Perelman, Ring Lardner, Dorothy Parker,
Waugh's The Loved One.
I still like the idea of categorizing national
literatures: i.e., Russian Literature, Irish,
American, British, Classical, etc. This kind of
division is fairly common and would cut across the
novel, short story, poems, plays categories at the
Also we could cut these same categories by time period
as well: 20th Century novels, 20th Century poetry,
19th century.... etc etc.
How about separating Biography and
Should Camus's notebooks go in philosophy as well? The
Second Sex also? (It's been so long since I read
These are just minor thoughts. I think what's been
done is terrific.
--- Scot Kamins <kamins at dogeared.com> wrote:
> On Oct 2, 2005, at 3:23 AM, Cottonwood Books wrote:
> > PG Wodehouse could be added to Humor, even though
> he's British ;).
> Well, if we go that route (which is fine with me),
> we need to list
> all the humor titles; What are they? Zuleika Dobson,
> Pickwick Papers,
> My War with the United States....
> > I also want to 2nd the Travel genre, although this
> could be
> > difficult to delineate. Would we include fiction
> or only non-
> > fiction? Would these be physical journeys only?
> What are the titles in each category? For fiction,
> there's Gulliver's
> Travels, Homer's Ulysses and... For non-fiction
> there's Oregon
> Trail and Travels of Marco Polo and...
> Specific, people. Specifics!!!! :-D
> Scot Kamins
> "We must be the change we want to see in the world."
> ~ Gandhi
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