English Literature

A Wilkie Collins Chronology (Author Chronologies Series) by W. Baker

By W. Baker

This publication builds on a serious and scholarly revival of curiosity in Collins. Baker attracts upon biographical revelations and the hot book of Collins's letters to supply a different perception into either the guy and the author. the amount will attract all scholars of Collins and people with an curiosity within the lifetime of Nineteenth-century England.

Show description

Read or Download A Wilkie Collins Chronology (Author Chronologies Series) PDF

Similar english literature books

Collected Poems (Routledge Classics) (Volume 14)

William Blake is a poet with out parallel, who remains a resource of knowledge and idea to numerous members in the course of the global. this option was once commissioned in 1905 through the enterprise of George Routledge from W. B. Yeats, who had formerly been one of many pioneer editors of Blake's prophetic books.

A Short History of Early Modern England: British Literature in Context

A quick historical past of Early glossy England offers the ancient and cultural details useful for a richer knowing of English Renaissance literature. Written in a transparent and obtainable kind for an undergraduate point viewers supplies an outline of the period’s background in addition to an realizing of the historiographic concerns Explores key ancient and literary occasions, from the Wars of the Roses to the ebook of John Milton’s Paradise Regained beneficial properties intensive motives of key phrases and ideas, equivalent to absolutism and the Elizabethan cost

Extra info for A Wilkie Collins Chronology (Author Chronologies Series)

Sample text

August 15 (Wed) Family arrive in London. Move to 20 Avenue Road, Regent’s Park. WC sent to private boarding school, run by Rev. Henry Cole, Minister at Providence Chapel, his wife Francis, “Four young assistant masters (one French) and four servants” at 34 Highbury Place. (Clarke, 42). Autumn–Spring 1841 WC at Rev. Henry Cole’s Academy, Highbury Place. December 1 (Sat) WC shows off his knowledge of Virgil and the structure of the Aeneid writing home to his Mother from Rev. Henry Cole’s Academy (L, I, 3).

What speeches! What songs! I carried away much clarets and am rather a seedy barrister this morning” (L, I, 76). Dines at 6 pm with EP and Charles Otter, an old family friend. ” He tells EP “if I am to put this new notion into shape and form this year, I must work night and day; and I mean to do so” (L, I, 74). ” Proposes that the story be illustrated by JEM, and WHH (L, I, 72–73). Writes EP requesting help in arranging a meeting with EP’s friend the sculptor Joseph Durham (1814–1877), to assist in questions regarding Mr.

276–277). December 23 (Mon) Arranges a meeting with John Linnell, on Thursday 26 December, to show Linnell, Brandling’s drawings. ” 28 (Sat) Writes RB regarding the actual publication date of Rambles. ” 1851 41 1851 January 4 (Sat) “Proofs of the Rambles arrived,” WC tells RB: “The page looks very well – the type clear and sharp” (CL, I, 44–45). 30 (Thurs) Bentley publishes Rambles beyond the Railway; or, Notes in Cornwall Taken A-Foot … with illustrations by Henry C. Brandling in beige cloth, no half-titles, 12 full-pages tinted with lithographs, and dedicated “To His Grace the Duke of Northumberland,” Algernon, Percy, Fourth Duke of Northumberland (1792–1865), patron of science and learning, landowner and philanthropist.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.86 of 5 – based on 7 votes