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Why Lyrics Last

Evolution, Cognition, and Shakespeare’s Sonnets

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HARDCOVER

$30.00 • £24.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674065642

Publication Date: 04/05/2012

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240 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

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Brian Boyd, University Distinguished Professor in the Department of English, Drama and Writing Studies, University of Auckland, is the world’s foremost authority on the works of Nabokov.

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As students around the world deliberate their options for further education, only made more challenging in a pandemic, we’re reminded that getting in is only half the battle. In The Privileged Poor: How Elite Colleges Are Failing Disadvantaged Students, Anthony Abraham Jack asks how—and why—do disadvantaged students struggle at elite colleges? What can schools can do differently if these students are to thrive? As back to school season begins, we spoke to two university book clubs that read and discussed The Privileged Poor this summer.