The Quotable Intellectual by Peter Archer

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Have you ever wanted to be an intellectual, without all that tedious work of getting an advanced college degree? Here’s your shortcut to the world of the well read. Just open this collection of 1,417 quotations from the mouths of the wildly famous to the painfully obscure, and voila!--instant erudition.

It doesn’t take much to sound as if you know what you’re talking about. Just toss off some time-tested wisdom from Henry James or Plotinus . . . or, if you’re feeling daring, a line or two of poetry from Byron. In no time at all you’ll be sipping a glass of Madeira, sampling imported Gouda, and bragging about your collection of first edition Vonneguts.

Just like an intellectual.

 

About Peter Archer

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Peter Archer is an editor with Adams Media and the author of The Quotable Intellectual and I Watch, Therefore I Am, as well as half a dozen novels and a handful of short stories. He lives in Wareham, MA. Dr. Linda Archer is a professor of English at Kean University in Union, New Jersey, where she alternately terrifies and inspires her students to reach new heights in their understanding of literature. She holds an MA from Bowling Green State University and a PhD in English literature from the University of Toledo. She lives in Wareham, MA.
 
Published June 18, 2010 by Adams Media. 258 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Humor & Entertainment, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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