Michael Gilleland

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Occupation Independent Scholar
Location Strelsau, Ruritania
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Introduction Michael Gilleland is an antediluvian, bibliomaniac, and curmudgeon.
Interests Greek and Latin literature, natural history, 19th century American landscape painting, etymology, lexicography, gardening
Favorite Movies Dirty Harry, Death Wish, First Blood, High Noon, Lonely Are the Brave, Omega Man, Planet of the Apes, Under Siege, Falling Down
Favorite Music Gregorian chant, Bach, Mozart, Schubert songs, Brahms
Favorite Books Homer, Aristophanes, Euripides, Lucretius, Horace, Seneca, Juvenal, Montaigne, Samuel Johnson, Thoreau, Dickens, John Burroughs, Edwin Way Teale, Joseph Wood Krutch, Edward Abbey, Bernd Heinrich