The Great English Letter Writers (volume 2)

Paperback | February 1, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908. Excerpt: ... VI Literary Verdicts Horace Walpole (17171797) He admires in Dryden his ardour and impetuosity of mind. William Wordsworth (17701850) Wordsworth as compared with Milton. John Keats (1795-1821) A verdict upon the literature of his own age. Thomas Be Quince/ (1785-1859) Congratulating Dickens on "The Christmas Carol." Francis Jeffrey (1773-1850) A lady's opinion of Lord Byron. Miss Mitford (1789-1855) Byron beyond Wordsworth and Keats beyond them all. Benjamin Robert Haydon (1786 1846) He returns to his classics and finds in them solace for grief. Lord Macaulay (1800-1859) Wherein Plato is re-discovered and a German professor condemned. Lord Macaulay (1800-1859) "The grand heroic spirit--that trumpet-stop on his organ." Charles Lever (1806-1872) Those inimitable Dickens touches. William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863) He revolts against Asceticism. William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863) A woman and her hero. Charlotte Bronte (1816-1855) The Chinese fidelity and miniature delicacy of Jane Austen. Charlotte Bronte (1816-1855) Arranging the poets in the order of their morality. Edward FitzGerald (1809-1883) Sophocles is a pure Greek temple, but iEschylus troubles men with his grandeur and his gloom. Edward FitzCerald (1809-1883) He is not pleased with "The Idylls of the King." Edward FitzGerald (1809-1883) That Scott resembles Homer in the simplicity of his story; and that Miss Austen never goes out of the parlour. Edward FitzGerald (1809-1883) Literary prejudices, together with an anecdote about his "Daddy." Edward FitzOerald (1809-1883) "Pauvre et triste humanity." Edward FitzGerald (1809-1883) Discovering the Bronte literature. James Smetham (1821-1889) Bosweil's Life Of Johnson Horace Walpole to Miss Berry Berkeley Square, May 26, 1791. The rest of my let...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908. Excerpt: ... VI Literary Verdicts Horace Walpole (17171797) He admires in Dryden his ardour and impetuosity of mind. William Wordsworth (17...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:76 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.16 inPublished:February 1, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021762815X

ISBN - 13:9780217628150

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