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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Dowden, Edward, 1843-1913.
Transcripts and studies.
London, K. Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co., 1896
|Named Person:||Edmund Spenser; William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare; Christopher Marlowe; John Milton; Robert Browning|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Edward Dowden; Thomas Carlyle; Percy Bysshe Shelley
|Notes:||Republished from the Fortnightly review, the Contemporary review, the Nineteenth century and the Cornhill magazine. "Spenser, the poet and teacher " first appeared in Dr. Grosart's privately printed edition of the works of Spenser. "Romeo and Juliet" republished form Cassel & co.'s edition de luxe, in which it served as an introduction.
The first "transcript" is from a manuscript report of Carlyle's Lectures, at the time not published in any other form; the second is an outline of an unpublished prose work of Shelley, with extracts from his manuscript.
First edition 1887.
|Description:||4 preliminary leaves, 525 pages 21 cm|
|Contents:||Carlyle's Lectures on the periods of European culture (a transcript)--Shelley's "Philosophical view of reform" (a transcript)--Last words on Shelley.--The text of Wordsworth's poems.--Victorian literature.--The interpretation of literature.--Spenser, the poet and teacher.--Heroines of Spenser.--Shakespere's portraiture of women.--Romeo and Juliet.--Christopher Marlowe.--The idealism of Milton.--Mr. Browning's "Sordello."|
|Responsibility:||by Edward Dowden.|
- English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
- Spenser, Edmund, -- 1552?-1599.
- Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Characters -- Women.
- Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616. -- Romeo and Juliet.
- Marlowe, Christopher, -- 1564-1593.
- Milton, John, -- 1608-1674.
- Browning, Robert. -- Sordello.