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Oxford Bookworms Library 3: Love Story

Серия: "Oxford Bookworms Library"

The Oxford Bookworms Library provides superb reading and student / teacher support for the classroom, and is also highly recommended for schools running Extensive Reading Programmes, offering the right range of books that encourage students to read for pleasure. This is a love story you won't forget. Oliver Barrett meets Jenny Cavilleri. He plays sports, she plays music. He's rich, and she's poor. They argue, and they fight, and they fall in love. So they get married, and make a home together. They work hard, they enjoy life, they make plans for the future. Then they learn that they don't have much time left. Their story has made people laugh, and cry, all over the world.

Издательство: "Oxford University Press" (2008)

ISBN: 978-0-194-79122-9,978-0-19-479122-9

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Erich Segal

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Erich Wolf Segal (born June 16, 1937 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American author, screenwriter, and educator.

Early life

The son of a rabbi, Segal attended Midwood High School in Brooklyn and traveled to Switzerland to take summer courses. He attended Harvard College, graduating as both the class poet and Latin salutatorian in 1958, after which he obtained his master's degree (in 1959) and a doctorate (in 1965) in comparative literature from Harvard University. [ [http://www.newyorktimesbestsellerlist.org/archives/29 "Erich W. Segal", from "The Harvard Crimson", June 1, 2008] ]

Teaching career

Segal was a professor of Greek and Latin literature at Harvard University, Yale University and Princeton University. He now is teaching at Wolfson College, Oxford.

Writing career

"Yellow Submarine"

In 1967, from the story by Lee Minoff, he wrote the screenplay for The Beatles' 1968 motion picture, "Yellow Submarine".

"Love Story"

In the late 1960s, Segal collaborated on other screenplays, and also had written a "synthetic" romantic story by himself about a Harvard and a Radcliffe student, but failed to sell it. However, literary agent Lois Wallace at the William Morris Agency suggested he turn the script into a novel and the result was a literary and motion picture phenomenon called "Love Story". A "New York Times" No. 1 bestseller, the book became the top selling work of fiction for all of 1970 in the United States, and was translated into 33 languages worldwide. The motion picture of the same name was the number one box office attraction of 1971.

Erich Segal went on to write more novels and screenplays, including the 1977 sequel to "Love Story", called "Oliver's Story".

Writing & teaching after "Love Story"

He has published a number of scholarly works as well as teaching at the university level. He has acted as a visiting professor for the University of Munich, Princeton University, and Dartmouth College. He has written widely on Greek and Latin literature. His novel "The Class" (1985), a saga based on the Harvard Class of 1958, was also a bestseller, and won literary honour in France and Italy.Fact|date=February 2007 "Doctors" was another "New York Times" bestseller from Segal.


Segal has been married to Karen Marianne James since 1975; they have two daughters.


*"Yellow Submarine" (1968)
*"The Games" (1970)
*"R.P.M." (1970)
*"Love Story" (1970)
*"Jennifer on My Mind" (1971)
*"Oliver's Story" (1978)
*"A Change of Seasons" (1980)
*"Man, Woman and Child" (1983)


*"The Comedy of Plautus" (1968)
*"Love Story" (1970)
*"Fairy Tales" (1973)
*"Oliver's Story" (1977)
*"Man, Woman and Child" (1980)
* cite book
last =Millar
first =Fergus
authorlink =Fergus Millar
coauthors =Erich Segal
title =Caesar Augustus: Seven Aspects
publisher =Clarendon Press
pages=221 pages
date =1984
id =ISBN 0198148585

*"The Class" (1985)
*"Doctors" (1988)
*"Acts of Faith" (1992)
*"Prizes" (1995)
*"Only Love" (1998)
*"The Death of Comedy" (2001)
*"Oxford Readings in Greek Tragedy" (2001)
*"Oxford Readings in Menander, Plautus, and Terence" (2002)


External links

*imdb name|id=0781777|name=Erich Segal

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