TITLE

Congressío Laeta

AUTHOR(S)
Rickenbacker, William F.
PUB. DATE
September 1984
SOURCE
National Review;9/21/1984, Vol. 36 Issue 18, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents the author's experience on his visit to the home of classicist Fredric M. Wheelock in North Hampshire. Fredric married Dorothy, a vivacious bright lady from a family of musicians. As a young lady Dorothy taught Sunday school and studied religion during the summer at St. Paul's School in Concord. The room of the Wheelock family is filled with mementos, photos, potted plants in midair, something to tweak the noodle wherever the eye alights. Fredric's "Latin: An Introductory Course Based on Ancient Authors" has revived classical studies and his "Latin Literature: A Book of Readings" bespeaks an acquaintance with the whole range of European culture.
ACCESSION #
8874072

 

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