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Author: Maynard Mack; William Frost
Publisher: New York : Prentice-Hall, 1951.
Series: English masterpieces, v. 8.
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Selected prose.
New York : Prentice-Hall, 1951
(OCoLC)745692331
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maynard Mack; William Frost
OCLC Number: 7798888
Description: viii, 466 ; 20 cm.
Contents: The morte d'Arthur Book XXI [The passing of Arthur, Guinevere, Launcelot]/Sir Thomas Malory --
From An apologie for poetrie/Sir Philip Sidney --
Essays or counsels--civil and moral Of truth ; Of adversity ; Of marriage and single life ; Of great place ; Of studies) From The new Atlantis [A description of Solomon's house] --
From Hydriotaphia: urn burial, chapter V/Sir Thomas Browne --
From The diary [The week of the great fire]/Samuel Pepys --
The pilgrim's progress from part I [I. Christian's departure ; 2. The fight with Apollyon ; 3. Vanity fair ; 4. Doubting castle ; 5. The celestial city]/John Bunyan --
From The preface to the fables [Chaucer]/John Dryden --
A true relation of the apparition of one Mrs. Veal/Daniel Defoe --
The spectator (1. The spectator introduces himself to the reader ; 2. The spectator club ; 13. Signor Nicolini and the lions ; 37. A lady's library ; 62. True and false wit ;112. Sunday with Sir Roger ; 267. A consideration of Milton's Paradise lost ; 275. Dissection of a Beau's head ; 281. Dissection of a Coquette's heart ;323. A lady's diary/Joseph Addison and Richard Steele --
To the right honorable the Earl of Chesterfield ; Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia [The business of the poet] ; from The preface to Shakespeare ; from The life of Cowley [Metaphysical poetry] ; From The life of Milton [On Lycidas]/Samuel Jonnson --From Life of Johnson ; From London Journal/James Boswell --
Preface to Lyrical Ballads/William Wordsworth --
Biographia literaria chapter XIV [On Wordworth's theory] ; From chapter XVII [What is poetry?]/Samuel Taylor Coleridge --
From Character of Shakespeare's plays: Lear ; Falstaff/William Hazlitt --
Dream-children: a reverie ; Mrs. Battle's opinions on whist/Charles Lamb --
Biography ; From the French revolution [Charlotte Corday] ; From On heroes, hero-worship, and the Heroic in History [Johnson and Burns]/Thomas Carlyle --
The idea of a University ; From Discourses V, VI, VII [Liberal education]/John Henry Newman --
Chapter I On liberty/John Stuart Mill --
Modern painters volume III, chapter XII, Of the pathetic fallacy ; From Unto this last ; Essay I, The roots of honor/John Ruskin --
Culture and anarchy ; From chapter IV, Hebraism and hellenism ; The study of poetry/Matthew Arnold --
Studies in History in the Renaissance ; conclusion [The ecstatic moment]/Walter Pater --
Introductory remarks on the Importance of Orthodoxy/G.K. Chesterton --
Modern fiction/Virginia Woolf --
How shall I word it?/Max Beerbohm --
Traditon and the Individual Talent/T.S. Eliot --
Comfort/Aldous Huxley.
Series Title: English masterpieces, v. 8.
Responsibility: edited by Maynard Mack and William Frost.

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