By-ways in Book-land: Short Essays on Literary Subjects by W. H. Davenport Adams

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Author Adams, W. H. Davenport (William Henry Davenport), 1828-1891
Title By-ways in Book-land: Short Essays on Literary Subjects
Contents Paper-knife pleasures -- Ruskin as poet -- Elections in literature -- Familiar verse -- Shakespeare's England -- Heredity in song -- Stings for the stingy -- Dialogues of the dead -- Sermons in flowers -- 'Don Quixote' in England -- Bedside books -- Their much speaking -- Peers and poetry -- The praise of Thames -- English epigraphs -- The 'season' in song -- The 'recess' in rhyme -- Jaques in love -- Mocking at matrimony -- Parson poets -- The outsides of books -- The not impossible she -- Nonsense verses -- Single-speech Hamiltons -- Dramatic nomenclature -- Puns and patronymics -- 'Yours truly' -- Postscripts.
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Language English
LoC Class PR: Language and Literatures: English literature
Subject English literature -- History and criticism
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EBook-No. 31034
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Most Recently Updated Jan 6, 2021
Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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