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A Critical Essay On Characteristic Writings

  [english | 1725]  

Henry Gally

Summary: [A Critical Essay On Characteristic Writings From His Translation Of The Moral Characters Of Theophrastus 1725 by Henry Gally. A Critical Essay on Characteristic-Writings - From his translation of The Moral Characters of Theophrastus 1725 is presented here in a high quality kindle edition. This popular classic work by Henry Gally is in the English language and may not include graphics or images ...]
Genres: [criticismDownloads: 429

A Leap In The Dark

  [english | ]  

Albert Venn Dicey

Summary: [A Leap In The Dark by Albert Venn Dicey. This book is not a disquisition on the details of the Home Rule Bill. It is an examination into the leading principles of the Bill with a view to establishing two conclusions. ]
Genres: [politics | criticismDownloads: 211

A Letter From Mr Cibber To Mr Pope

  [english | 1742]  

Colley Cibber

Excerpts: [... and if he went on in his sauciness he might expect such a reception from him. The next night Gay came accordingly, and, treating him as Pope had ...... attack in the form of broadsides, pamphlets and the like, Cibber is clearly innocent however, like many actors, he was an expert improvisator of ...... in public throughout his life. But a charge of immorality did bother him, for he ...]
Genres: [correspondence | criticismDownloads: 66

Adventures Among Books

  [english | 1901]  

Andrew Lang

Excerpts: [... with the dearest of all friends, how -. The stag at eve had drunk his fill Where danced the moon on Monan's rill, And deep his midnight lair had ...... evolution before Mr. Darwin, that his system showed, so to speak, the spirit at work in evolution, the something within the wheels. But this was only ...... but in his own case the lad was never gone. Like Keats and Shelley, he was, ...]
Genres: [criticismDownloads: 54

Adventures In Criticism

  [english | 1896]  

Arthur Thomas Quiller Couch

Summary: [very good]
Genres: [criticism | essaysDownloads: 448

An Essay On Criticism

  [english | 1711]  

Alexander Pope

Summary: [Includes bibliographical references and indexes.]
Genres: [criticism | non fictionDownloads: 89

Anomalies Of The Short Story

  [english | 1897]  

William Dean Howells

Summary: [William Dean Howells (March 1 1837 ? May 11 1920) was an American realist author and literary critic. He was known for the Christmas story Christmas Every Day and the novel The Rise of Silas Lapham.]
Genres: [short story | criticismDownloads: 224

Appreciations And Criticisms Of The Works Of Charles Dickens

  [english | 1911]  

G Chesterton

Summary: [Appreciations And Criticisms Of The Works Of Charles Dickens by G K Chesterton. In the time of the decline and death of Dickens and even more strongly after it there arose a school of criticism which substantially maintained that a man wrote better when he was ill. It was some such sentiment as this that made Mr. George Gissing that able writer come near to contending that _Little Dorrit_ is ...]
Genres: [criticism | audiobookDownloads: 316

Appreciations With An Essay On Style

  [english | 1910]  

Walter Horatio Pater

Excerpts: [... in Cicero, [12] or Michelet, or Newman, at their best, gives its musical value to every syllable.*. The literary artist is of necessity a scholar, ...... subject. Jealous, if he have a really quickening motive within, of all that does not hold directly to that, of the facile, the otiose, he will never ...... of its very structure, and, in turn, the visible vesture and expression of ...]
Genres: [essays | criticismDownloads: 133


  [english | 1913]  

Clive Bell

Excerpts: [... is discoverable. He who would elaborate a plausible theory of aesthetics must possess two qualities-artistic sensibility and a turn for clear thinking. ...... for by so doing I may be able to develop my theory of the relation of art to life. I shall not, however, be under the delusion that I am rounding off ...... perfect lover does she give a new strange gift-a gift beyond all ...]
Genres: [criticismDownloads: 200

Aucassin And Nicolete

  [english | ]  


Summary: [Aucassin And Nicolette by Anonymous. The story of Love that simple theme with variations _ad libitum_ _ad infinitum_ is never old never stale never out-of-date. And as we sometimes seek rest from the brilliant audacities and complex passions of Wagner or Tschaikowsky in the tender simplicity of some ancient English air so we occasionally turn with relief from the wit and insight and subtlety of ...]
Genres: [poetry | criticismDownloads: 139

Babylonian And Assyrian Literature

  [english | 1901]  


Summary: [This is a fascinating work.The author of the translation has created a superb poetical masterpiece.I wonder if the original is as eloquent as the translation.Great translation.I read it several times at and tears flowed down my eyes:even in those remote days-four thousand years before-that land where my blood relativesthe ancestors lived were invaded by enemy.I would rather call ...]
Genres: [criticism | poetryDownloads: 261

Books And Persons

  [english | 1917]  

Arnold Bennett

Excerpts: [... to stretch a point. However, Mr. Whitten is now acknowledged as one of the foremost experts in London topography. He is not an archologist, he is a ...... grandiose in France. Moral: English authors ought to go down on their knees and thank God that English publishers are not as other publishers. At least, ...... to the desires of Miss Marie Corelli, and it does not usually boggle ...]
Genres: [criticismDownloads: 68

Bunyan Characters 1st Series

  [english | ]  

Alexander Whyte

Excerpts: [... was formed and deformed. But let us ask in this introductory lecture if we can find out any law or principle upon which all our own characters, good ...... where they will be offered all kinds of merchandise,-houses, lands, places, honours, preferments, titles, pleasures, delights, wives, children, bodies, ...... possessor of a good edition of The Pilgrim knows. 'Christian and ...]
Genres: [criticism | religionDownloads: 362

Bunyan Characters 2nd Series

  [english | ]  

Alexander Whyte

Excerpts: [... That is the best portrait of you that ever was painted. Do you not see yourself there as in a glass. And do you not turn with disgust and loathing from ...... way of love and humility till we are again brought back to it with rebukes of conscience and with other chastisements. You all understand, my brethren, ...... Wash your hands of it and say, Not unto us, O God, not unto us, ...]
Genres: [criticism | religionDownloads: 280

Bunyan Characters 3rd Series

  [english | ]  

Alexander Whyte

Excerpts: [... soldiers, and even her very common-soldier sentries must be for ever on the watch they must never say peace, peace they must never leave for one moment ...... no more my own. Let me henceforth look at myself with Paul's deep and holy eyes. Let me henceforth seat Christ, my Redeemer and my King, in the very ...... Himself was the surety, you can read and think over in your solitary ...]
Genres: [criticism | religionDownloads: 283

Castilho E Quental

  [english | 1866]  

Augusto Malheiro Dias

Excerpts: [... Carta ao Editor Pereira, que precede o Poema da Mocidade, o snr. Castilho fulminou a escola de Coimbra com um despiedoso anathema, que veio levantar ...... velho e cego-cego.-mas no importa: a experiencia, equiparando as foras, supre o valor da mocidade a sciencia da vida, o esforo no inferior ao ...... no talento no me cabe averiguar isso mas na escola, nas idas, nas tendencias. ...]
Genres: [criticismDownloads: 293

Child Life In Art

  [english | 1894]  

Estelle Hurll

Excerpts: [... the original painting in the Louvre, Paris. RUSTIC CHILDREN Gainsborough 59. LA CRUCHE CASSE (The Broken Pitcher) Greuze 71 From the original ...... and repeated many times by the painter,-not so much for the sake of it, as Northcote explains, as for improvement. The model was the artist's pretty ...... These pictures naturally fall into groups based upon the social classes which ...]
Genres: [criticismDownloads: 98

Citation And Examination Of William Shakspeare

  [english | ]  

Walter Savage Landor

Excerpts: [... a bench seven inches thick, under an old pollard-oak outside the park paling of Charlecote, toward the northeast. For this discovery the Editor is indebted ...... different from his own.. As different as thine is from a Christian's, said the youth. Boy. thou art slow of apprehension, said Sir Thomas, with ...... repeat these short verses, not wide from the same purport:. There are, ...]
Genres: [criticismDownloads: 136

Classic French Course In English

  [english | 1886]  

William Cleaver Wilkinson

Summary: [William Cleaver Wilkinson D.D. (Westford Vermont October 19 1833 - Chicago April 25 1920) was a Baptist preacher professor of theology professor of poetry and literary figure. He popularized the Three Ws and the Five Ws. He graduated from the University of Rochester in 1857 and the Rochester Theological Seminary in 1859. After his graduation he visited Great Britain and on his return in November ...]
Genres: [criticismDownloads: 344
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