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Forerunners

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ISBN-10: 1406706191

ISBN-13: 9781406706192

Edition: N/A

Authors: Romain Rolland

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PREFACE. THE Author of this very practical treatise on Scotch Loch - Fishing desires clearly that it may be of use to all who had it. He does not pretend to have written anything new, but to have attempted to put what he has to say in as readable a form as possible. Everything in the way of the history and habits of fish has been studiously avoided, and technicalities have been used as sparingly as possible. The writing of this book has afforded him pleasure in his leisure moments, and that pleasure would be much increased if he knew that the perusal of it would create any bond of sympathy between himself and the angling community in general. This section is interleaved with blank shects…    
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List price: $28.45
Publisher: Read Books
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 220
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Romain Rolland was born in Clemency, France. The family moved to Paris in 1880 in order to obtain a better schooling for their son. In 1886 Rolland entered the �cole Normale Sup�rieure. He passed his agr�gation examination in 1889 and continued his studies in Rome, where he formed a lasting friendship with Malwida von Meysenbug. She knew Wagner, Liszt, Nietzsche, and Ibsen, and encouraged his first attempt to write. He received his doctorate in art in 1895, with the first dissertation on music ever presented at the Sorbonne. Rolland became professor of art history at the �cole Normale in Paris. In 1904 he became a professor of the history of music at the Sorbonne. In his mid-30s he…