Volume 1 begins with a short biography, and covers the period from her earliest preserved letter, written in 1732, up to 1741. Her teenage letters to her sister Sarah and her older friend, the duchess of Portland, sparkle with wit and good humour. Studies of a Biographer Sir Leslie Stephen 1832 1904 was founding Editor of the Dictionary of National Biography NBD. Also a writer on philosophy, ethics, and literature, he was educated at Eton, King's College, London, and Trinity Hall, Cambridge, where he remained as a Fellow and a tutor for a number of years. May 24, 2012 · Sir Leslie Stephen 1832-1904, the founding Editor of the Dictionary of National Biography and writer on philosophy, ethics, and literature, was educated at Eton, King's College, London, and Trinity Hall, Cambridge, where he remained as a Fellow and tutor until. The first volume published was Samuel Johnson, by Leslie Stephen 1878, and the first series which continued until 1892 eventually consisted of 39 volumes. The aim was to provide a short introduction to each subject and his works, but also that the life should illuminate the works, and vice versa. May 24, 2012 · Description This three-volume set brings together a diverse selection of essays by Sir Leslie Stephen 1832-1904, author, philosopher and literary critic. Educated at Eton and Cambridge, he was the founding editor of the Dictionary of National Biography and father of Virginia Woolf.
Written by Victorian scholar and critic Sir Leslie Stephen 1832-1904 this volume examines the life and literary achievements of George Eliot 1819-1880, the first woman novelist to be included. Leslie Stephen 1832-1904, the founding Editor of the Dictionary of National Biography, was one of the leading literary figures of the nineteenth century. Stephen, the father of artist Vanessa Bell and writer Virginia Woolf, began his career writing for London publications before being appointed Editor of The Cornhill Magazine in 1881. Early life. Born in Kensington, London, he was the son of James Stephen, the brother of the author and critic Sir Leslie Stephen, the uncle of Virginia Woolf, and a cousin of the jurist A.V. Dicey.He was educated at Eton College, and for two years at King's College, London.In October 1847 he entered Trinity College, Cambridge. Although an outstanding student he did not win any prizes, mainly. During his lifetime he was best known for his study of the geography and history of pre-Roman Italy published 1840–2 and also reissued in the Cambridge Library Collection and his analyses of the fragmentary evidence for the Umbrian and Oscan languages, published in Latin in 1835–9 and now reissued in this volume.
Some of the papers selected here develop Sell’s ideas in largely theoretical terms. But most of them are partly or mainly literary-critical, ranging from poetry, masqueing, and drama of the Jacobean period, through Wordsworth and Coleridge, to Dickens, Pinter, and Rushdie. Sir Leslie Stephen 1832-1904 was a British biographer, journalist, literary critic, and avid mountaineer. His works include The Playground of Europe 1871, Essays on Free Thinking and Plain Speaking 1873, The Utilitarians 1900, and biographies of Johnson, Pope, Swift, Eliot, and Hobbes. He was the father of Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell. Jul 09, 2017 · Excerpt from Studies of a Biographer, Vol. 1 The 'commemorative instinct' to which Mr. -lee refers has, undoubtedly, much to do with the undertaking; but, like other instincts, it requires to be regulated by more explicit reason. The thoroughbred Dryasdust is a very harmless, and sometimes a very amiable, creature. 'Crossing "dark barriers": Intertextuality and Dialogue between Lord Byron and Sir Walter Scott', Studies in Romanticism, 47.1 2008, 15-35. Examines intertextual references as a form of conscious poetic dialogue between Byron and Scott. Over the last 40 years this pioneering series has established an unrivaled reputation for cutting-edge international scholarship in Biblical Studies and has attracted leading authors and editors in the field. The series takes many original and creative approaches to its subjects, including innovative work from historical and theological perspectives, social-scientific and literary theory, and.
Written by Victorian scholar and critic Sir Leslie Stephen 1832–1904 this volume examines the life and literary achievements of George Eliot 1819–1880, the first woman novelist to be included in the series. This three-volume set brings together a diverse selection of essays by Sir Leslie Stephen 1832–1904, author, philosopher and literary critic. Educated at Eton and Cambridge, he was the founding editor of the Dictionary of National Biography and father of Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell. Studies 31.1 2001, 1-37. “Sir Gawain and Popular Romance,” The Cambridge Companion to Medieval Romance, ed. Roberta L. Krueger Cambridge University Press, 2000, pp. 218-34. “Playing with Transgression: Robin Hood and the Historical Study of Popular Culture,” Robin Hood in Popular Culture, ed. TH Boydell & Brewer, 2000, pp. 1-11. Sir Leslie Stephen KCB 28 November 1832 – 22 February 1904 was an English writer on philosophy and literary history. He was also one of the leading British mountaineers of his generation, the first editor of the Dictionary of National Biography, Thackeray's son-in-law and Virginia Woolf's father. Studies of a biographer. Volume 1. [Leslie Stephen] -- The prolific biographer, first editor of the 26 volumes of the Dictionary of National Biography, and father of Virginia Woolf, shares secrets of the trade in this wide-ranging collection of essays.
It also includes biographies and accounts of the history of philosophy, as well as collections of papers by leading figures. In addition to this series, primary texts by ancient philosophers and works with particular relevance to philosophy of science, politics or theology may be found elsewhere in the Cambridge Library Collection. May 03, 2020 · —Portrait of Sir Leslie Stephen by George Frederic Watts, 1878. Sir Leslie Stephen’s essay “In Praise of Walking” was published in his four-volume collection of essays, Studies of a Biographer, which first appeared between 1898 and 1902.I found it on the Internet; I would rather have read a print edition, but the university library is closed because of the ongoing pandemic. Jul 12, 2012 ·: Essays on Freethinking and Plain Speaking Cambridge Library Collection - Literary Studies 9781108047630: Leslie Stephen: Books.
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