The Adventurer's Glossary

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Price
$24.95  $23.20
Publisher
McGill-Queen's University Press
Publish Date
Pages
328
Dimensions
4.2 X 6.1 X 1.0 inches | 0.61 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780228008316

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About the Author

Joshua Glenn is a consulting semiotician and co-author of several books, including Unbored: The Essential Field Guide to Serious Fun and Significant Objects. Mark Kingwell, professor of philosophy at the University of Toronto and a contributing editor of Harper's, is the author of Wish I Were Here: Boredom and the Interface. Seth is a cartoonist and designer. His most recent book, Clyde Fans, is the first graphic novel to be nominated for a Scotiabank Giller Prize.

Reviews

I read The Adventurer's Glossary with great interest and mounting enthusiasm; there is no book quite like it. I found surprises on nearly every page. Lucy Sante, author of Maybe the People Would Be the Times
A case for 'adventure' as a literary as well as a quasi-athletic genre and attitude, with a philosopher's aerial approach, a set of literary recommendations, and a great deal of cultural history baked into a very skimmable A to Z. Stephanie Burt, author of Don't Read Poetry: A Book about How to Read Poems