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Let dons delight

Ronald Arbuthnott Knox

Let dons delight

being variations on a theme in an Oxford common-room

by Ronald Arbuthnott Knox

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Published by Sheed & Ward in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • University of Oxford -- Intellectual life.,
  • Religious thought -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    First published 1939.

    Statementby Ronald A. Knox.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 280 p. ;
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18691495M
    ISBN 10072207347X
    OCLC/WorldCa560112245

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"LET DONS DELIGHT () is probably ’s greatest literary achievement. It is satire but also history. In the words of Robert Speaight in his literary biography, Ronald Knox, the Writer, "Where the weapon of satire is exaggeration, the virtue of history is exactitude.

I only ever read one book by Knox, but I enjoyed it very much. You need a decent background in English history, though. From a Knox website: “LET DONS DELIGHT () is. In this book the author (narrator) falls into a dream, imagining arguments between dons in an Oxford common room, beginning inand continuing at fifty year intervals (with different dons) through Knox is able to duplicate the idioms of each period as the polite but argumentative dons discuss the affairs of church and state.5/5(1).

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