English Majors: A Comedy Collection For The Highly Literate by Garrison KeillorEnglish Majors: A Comedy Collection For The Highly Literate by Garrison Keillor

English Majors: A Comedy Collection For The Highly Literate

byGarrison Keillor

Audio Book (CD) | March 4, 2008

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Includes the Six-Minute Hamlet, tributes to Hawthorne and Kerouac and Emily Dickinson, a Guy Noir adventure that exposes an M.F.A. scam, Garrison Keillor’s recollection of growing up bookish in a football-loving town, and the Ballad of John Henry ('John Henry was an English major and poetry was his line. He sat by the window with his yellow legal pad and he wrote one sentence at a time.') With guest appearances by Billy Collins, Roy Blount Jr., Robert Bly, Donald Hall, and Calvin Trillin.
Garrison Keillor is America’s favorite storyteller. For more than 35 years, as the host of A Prairie Home Companion, he has captivated millions of listeners with his weekly News from Lake Wobegon monologues. A Prairie Home Companion is heard on hundreds of public radio stations, as well as America One, the Armed Forces Networks, Sirius...
Title:English Majors: A Comedy Collection For The Highly LiterateFormat:Audio Book (CD)Dimensions:1 pages, 5.5 × 5 × 0.44 inPublished:March 4, 2008Publisher:Highbridge CompanyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1598875884

ISBN - 13:9781598875881

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Table of Contents


  • English Majors
  • John Henry
  • “The Old Life”
  • Guy Noir, Private Eye
  • “The Lanyard”
  • “The Revenant”
  • Emily Dickinson Suite
  • The Six-Minute Hamlet
  • Long Time Leaving
  • English Majors: For Whom?
  • The Hochstetter House
  • Celebrity Classics: The Ten-Minute Macbeth
  • Red, Red Rose
  • Starting a Poem
  • Song of Myself
  • Kerouac
  • The Scarlet Letter
  • Family Man
  • The Family Shakespeare
  • “Wild Geese”
  • Helen Marie

Editorial Reviews

. . . this compilation will certainly evoke laughs from listeners.