Appletons' Annual Cyclopaedia and Register of Important Events of the Year Volume 33

Appletons' Annual Cyclopaedia and Register of Important Events of the Year Volume 33

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1894 edition. Excerpt: ..."Five Hundred and Eight-nine Wise Sayings," largely from Eastern sources. Mnuude Thom son prepared a"llandbook of Greek and Latin Tahoe raphy." " Representative English Litcrature from 'hauccr to Tennyson " was arranged by Henry S. Psncoast, and Hours" Craik supplied critical introductions to his '" En lish Prose Selections," of which Vol. I a peared. ohn Vcitch was an authority on "The I-lkistory and Poetry of the Scottish Border," and " Three Centuries of Scottish Litcraturc " were reviewed by Hugh Walker. "The Best Letters of William Cowper were issued in the "Laurel-Crowned Letters Series," Augustus Jessopp rcfaccd a selection of the " Wise Words and Quaint Younsels of Thomas Fuller" with a life of their author and "Selections from the Writings of William Blake," the painter and poet. were made. A handsome tcrcentcnary edition was also issued of Isaak Valt0n's " Complete Angler," in two volumes, illustrated. Plot: lm.---A stronger tendency toward "realism " and an increase in the number of "short stories" are lamented by critics across the water in their cornmente on the fiction of the year. " The Heavenly Twins," b "Sarah Grand," attained a larger sale than an ' English novel since "Robert Elsmcre," and " Dodo, ' a _/in dc oiecle heroine of an unattractive type, was gprtrayed by E. F. Benson. "falter Bcsant, in "The-bel Queen," depicted Hebrew life, and dealt with the roblcm of woman's position and rights, and Wil iam Black wrote " The Handsome Humcs " and " Wolfcnbcrg, ..".show more

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  • Paperback | 970 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 49mm | 1,696g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236954467
  • 9781236954466