Xenia: A Hoard of Lost Words, Eighteenth-Century Street Lingo, and a Few Completely Confabulated Terms by Coleman Barks

Xenia: A Hoard of Lost Words, Eighteenth-Century Street Lingo, and a Few Completely Confabulated Terms

Coleman Barks

nonfiction poetry funny informative lighthearted medium-paced

48 pages | first published 1994

Description

If the English language is your home, then you're an inquiline, an animal that lives in a nest made by others. Xenia reminds us how deeply that tenancy defines us, and how much fun it is.-William Matthews.
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