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Some diversions of a man of letters

Edmund Gosse

Some diversions of a man of letters

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Published by C. Scribner"s sons in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1914-1918,
  • English literature,
  • War and literature,
  • History and criticism,
  • American literature,
  • Poetry

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR99 .G68
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 344 p.
    Number of Pages344
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25574987M
    LC Control Number20000530

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OCLC Number: Description: vii, pages ; 20 cm: Contents: Preface: On fluctuation of taste --The shepherd of the ocean --The songs of Shakespeare --Catharine Trotter, the precursor of the bluestockings --The message of the Wartons --The charm of Sterne --The centenary of Edgar Allen Poe --The author of "Pelham" --The challenge of the Brontës --Disraeli's novels --Three experiments.

Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc Poetry: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gosse, Edmund, Diversions of a man of letters. Some Diversions Of A Man Of Letters () [Edmund Gosse] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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