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Essays on the eighteenth century,, 1945
Essays on the eighteenth century, presented to David Nichol Smith in honour of his seventieth birthday.
- Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1945.
- Physical Description:
- vi, 288 p. front. (port.) 23 cm.
- Reference LibraryPR442 E88 (LC)Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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- Full Orbis Record:
- Bibliographical foot-notes.
- Subject Terms:
- English literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism.Hilles, Frederick Whiley, 1900- -- Provenance (BAC,Ref)Smith, David Nichol, 1875-1962.
- Addison, by C. S. Lewis--The conciseness of Swift, by Herbert Davis--Deane Swift, Hawkesworth, and The journal to Stella, by Harold Williams--Pope at work, by George Sherburn--The inspiration of Pope's poetry, by John Butt--'Where once stood their plain homely dwelling', by Collins Baker--Some aspects of eighteenth-century prose, by James Sutherland--Note on the composition of Gray's Elegy, by H. W. Garrod--John Langhorne, by Hugh Macdonald--Notes on some lesser poets of the eighteenth century, by W. L. Renwick--The formal parts of Johnson's letters, by R. W. Chapman--Mrs. Piozzi's letters, by James L. Clifford--The power of memory in Boswell and Scott, by F. A. Pottle--Robert Burns, by R. Dewar--Fanny Burney's novels, by Lord David Cecil--Elegant extracts, by Edmund Blunden--'The old Cumberland beggar' and the Wordsworthian unities, by H. V. D. Dyson--Matthew Arnold and eighteenth-century poetry, by Geoffrey Tillotson--A list of the writings of David Nichol Smith, 1896-1945, compiled by F. P. Wilson (p. 274-283)