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Essays and Lectures
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Publisher Createspace Independent Pub
Publication date March 18, 2014
Pages 90
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9781496174666
ISBN-10 1496174666
Dimensions 0.21 by 6 by 9 in.
Original list price $6.99
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: With the exception of the Poems in Prose this volume does not contain anything which the author ever contemplated reprinting. The Rise of Historical Criticism is interesting to admirers of his work, however, because it shows the development of his style and the wide intellectual range distinguishing the least borné of all the late Victorian writers, with the possible exception of Ruskin. It belongs to Wilde’s Oxford days when he was the unsuccessful competitor for the Chancellor’s English Essay Prize. Perhaps Magdalen, which has never forgiven herself for nurturing the author of Ravenna, may be felicitated on having escaped the further intolerable honour that she might have suffered by seeing crowned again with paltry academic parsley the most highly gifted of all her children in the last century.

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