2 edition of Rise and fall of a man of letters found in the catalog.
Rise and fall of a man of letters
Written in English
Taken from London magazine, a monthly review of literature, vol.32, 1992.
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"Man of letters" The term "man of letters" derives from the French term belletrist or homme de lettres but is not synonymous with "an academic".   A "man of letters" was a literate man, able to read and write, as opposed to an illiterate man in a time when literacy was rare and thus highly valued in.
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John Gross FRSL (12 March – 10 January ) was an eminent English man of letters.A leading intellectual, writer, anthologist, and critic, The Guardian (in a tribute titled "My Hero") and The Spectator were among several publications to describe Gross as "the best-read man in Britain".The Guardian’s obituary noted "Mr Gross is one good argument for the survival of the species."Alma mater: Wadham College, Oxford.
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