The Spell of the Open Air

by Shakespeare, William

Tri-Horn International | November 1, 2007 | Kobo Edition (eBook)

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"The Spell of the Open Air" is a unique hand-book with Illustrations by Harry Rountree. Writers included in this anthology are by Robert Browning, Charles Dickens, W. Hazlitt, Christopher Marlowe, John Milton, H.D. Thoreau, Wm. Shakespeare, Walt Whitman, William Wordsworth. Each contributor's essay or poem discusses in some way the importance of the "open air" as an integral part of their lives.

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Published: November 1, 2007

Publisher: Tri-Horn International

Language: English

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ISBN - 10: 0979205123

ISBN - 13: 9780979205125

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The Spell of the Open Air

by Shakespeare, William

Format: Kobo Edition (eBook)

Published: November 1, 2007

Publisher: Tri-Horn International

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0979205123

ISBN - 13: 9780979205125

From the Publisher

"The Spell of the Open Air" is a unique hand-book with Illustrations by Harry Rountree. Writers included in this anthology are by Robert Browning, Charles Dickens, W. Hazlitt, Christopher Marlowe, John Milton, H.D. Thoreau, Wm. Shakespeare, Walt Whitman, William Wordsworth. Each contributor's essay or poem discusses in some way the importance of the "open air" as an integral part of their lives.

About the Author

Charles Dickens, perhaps the best British novelist of the Victorian era, was born in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England in 1812. His happy early childhood was interrupted when his father was sent to debtors' prison, and young Dickens had to go to work in a factory at age twelve. Later, he took jobs as an office boy and journalist before publishing essays and stories in the 1830s. His first novel, The Pickwick Papers, made him a famous and popular author at the age of twenty-five. Subsequent works were published serially in periodicals and cemented his reputation as a master of colorful characterization, and as a harsh critic of social evils and corrupt institutions. His many books include Oliver Twist, David Copperfield, Bleak House, Great Expectations, A Christmas Carol, and A Tale of Two Cities. Dickens married Catherine Hogarth in 1836, and the couple had nine children before separating in 1858 when he began a long affair with Ellen Ternan, a young actress. Despite the scandal, Dickens remained a public figure, appearing often to read his fiction. He died in 1870, leaving his final novel, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, unfinished. John Milton, English scholar and classical poet, is one of the major figures of Western literature. He was born in 1608 into a prosperous London family. By the age of 17, he was proficient in Latin, Greek, and Hebrew. Milton attended Cambridge University, earning a B.A. and an M.A. before secluding himself for five years to read, write and study on his
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