The Difficulty of Being a Dog
|Author||: Roger Grenier|
|Publisher||: University of Chicago Press|
|Total Pages||: 156|
|Rating||: 4/5 (272 Downloads)|
Download or read book The Difficulty of Being a Dog written by Roger Grenier and published by University of Chicago Press. This book was released on 2000-12 with total page 156 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Forty-three vignettes, in which the author visits the great dogs of history and legend, beginning at the beginning with Ulysses and his dog, Argos; on to Virginia Woolf and her dog, Flush; Elizabeth Barrett Browning's cocker spaniel; André Gide; Freud's dog, Lün; Franklin D. Roosevelt's Scottish terrier, Fala; Michael and Jerry, heroes of Jack London's novels; Napoleon's dog; and the dogs collected and deported from the city of Constantinople in 1910, sent to a desert island without food and water.