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BY THE SAME AUTHOR.
LIFE OF PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY.
With Portrait and Illustrations, Tuo Vols., demy Sro, price 368. “We cordially recommend all who are interested in the life and fame of Shelley, and in the literary history of the strange time in which lie lived, to study Professor Dowden's volumes for themselves. Under his skilful guidance they will be enabled to discern, for the first time in any completeness, the true lineaments of one of the strangest personalities ever clothed in human shape."- Times.
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Eighth Edition, large post Svo, cloth, 12s. " He has an unusual insight into the broader as well as the nicer meanings of Shakspere. ... The book contains many valuable remarks on the drama.' -Saturday Rerier.
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Lamennais The Scientific Movement and Litera- Edgar Quinet ture
On some French Writers of Verse, The Prose Works of Wordsworth
1830-1877 Walter Savage Landor
The Poetry of Victor Hugo
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Edited by EDWARD DOWDEN.
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I THANK the proprietors and editors of the Fortnightly Review, the Contemporary Review, the Nineteenth Century, and the Cornhill Magazine for permitting me to republish several articles in this volume. In the article on “ Victorian Literature ” I have incorporated a few passages from reviews contributed by me to the Academy. I thank Dr Grosart for permitting me to publish the article “Spenser, the Poet and Teacher,” which appeared in his privately printed edition of the works of Spenser. I thank Messrs Cassell & Co. for permitting me to republish the article on “ Romeo and Juliet,” which appeared as an introduction to that play in their édition de luxe, illustrated by Mr Frank Dicksee.
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