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Going Around in Academic Circles:  A Low View of Higher Education, Armour, Richard
Author Name:    Armour, Richard

Title:   Going Around in Academic Circles: A Low View of Higher Education

Binding:   Cloth

Book Condition:   Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket

Edition:   First Edition

Publisher:   New York McGraw-Hill Book Company 1965

Illustrator:   Illustrated by Hershfield, Leo

Seller ID:   004765

Blue boards are clean and bright. Very minor wear at bottom corners. DJ price-clipped, with very minor edgewear. Humorous illustrations throughout by Leo Hershfield. A clean, attractive copy.

"In what is, in effect, a parody of a college catalog, Armour gives the Armour treatment to such subjects as admissions, campus, roommates, expenses, employment, scholarships, class attendance, grades, physical education, the honor code, faculty advisors, department heads, the curriculum, and commencement speakers. Nothing escapes the Armour-piercing scrutiny. Though this is mostly a prose book, the chapter on Faculty and Staff presents an academic Spoon River Anthology that has more knife than spoon. This book is for everybody, but especially for presidents, deans, professors, alumni, students, drop-outs, drop-ins, and people with a sense of humor."; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

Non-fiction Humor Essays



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