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|Genre/Form:||Criticism, interpretation, etc|
|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Hearn, Lafcadio, 1850-1904.
Life and literature.
New York, Dodd, Mead and Company, 1917
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Lafcadio Hearn; John Erskine
|Notes:||A third selection from lectures delivered at the University of Tokyo between 1896 and 1902. The two preceding volumes are entitled "Interpretations of literature" (1915) and "Appreciations of poetry" (1916) cf. Introd.
|Description:||x pages, 1 leaf, 393 pages 24 cm|
|Contents:||On reading in relation to literature.--On the relation of life and character to literature.--On composition.--Note upon the abuse and use of literary societies.--Literary genius (a fragment)--On modern English criticism, and the contemporary relations of English to French literature.--The prose of small things.--The poetry of George Meredith.--George Borrow.--Note upon Rossetti's prose.--Thomas Lovell Beddoes.--The Victorian spasmodics.--The poetry of Lord De Tabley.--Note on some French romantics.--Some French poems on insects.--Note upon an ugly subject.--Tolstoi's theory of art.--Note upon Tolstoi's "Resurrection."--Some poems on death.--Some fairy literature.--The most beautiful romance of the middle ages [Amis and Amiles]--Ionica.--Old Greek fragments.|
|Responsibility:||by Lafcadio Hearn; selected and ed., with an introduction, by John Erskine ...|