Side Lights by James Runciman

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Author Runciman, James, 1852-1891
Author of introduction, etc. Stead, W. T. (William Thomas), 1849-1912
Contributor Allen, Grant, 1848-1899
Editor Runciman, John F., 1866-1916
LoC No. 15010447
Title Side Lights
Contents A note on the author, by Grant Allen -- An introductory word about the book, by W. T. Stead -- Letter-writers -- On writing oneself out -- The decline of literature -- Colour-blindness in literature -- The surfeit of books -- People who are "down" -- Ill-assorted marriages -- Happy marriages -- Shrews -- Are we wealthy? -- The values of labour -- The hopeless poor -- Waifs and strays -- Stage-children -- Public and private morality: past and present -- "Raising the level of amusements" -- A little sermon on failures -- "Vanity of vanities" -- Gamblers -- Scoundrels -- Quiet old towns -- The sea -- Sorrow -- Death -- Journalism.
Credits Produced by Steven Gibbs and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team.
Language English
LoC Class PR: Language and Literatures: English literature
Subject Social problems
Subject Authorship
Category Text
EBook-No. 15762
Release Date
Most Recently Updated Dec 14, 2020
Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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