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Representative essays, selected from the series of "Prose masterpieces from the modern essayist."

Author: George Haven Putnam
Publisher: New York, London, G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1885.
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Representative essays.
New York, London, G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1885
(OCoLC)558543233
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George Haven Putnam
OCLC Number: 2768449
Notes: Preface signed: G.H.P. [i.e. George Haven Putnam].
Description: 3 preliminary leaves, 395 pages frontispiece (portrait) 20 cm
Contents: The mutability of literature, by Washington Irving.--Imperfect sympathies, by Charles Lamb.--Conversation, by Thomas De Quincey.--Compensation, by R.W. Emerson.--Sweetness and light, by Matthew Arnold.--On popular culture, by John Morley.--On a certain condescension in foreigners, by J.R. Lowell.--On history, by Thomas Carlyle.--History, by T.B. Macaulay.--The science of history, by J.A. Froude.--Race and language, by E.A. Freeman.--Kin beyond sea, by W.E. Gladstone.
Other Titles: Prose-masterpieces.
Responsibility: Comprising twelve unabridged essays by Irving, Lamb, De Quincey [and others].

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