Friendship's Garland (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

Friendship's Garland (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Matthew Arnold
     
 

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Assembled in the wake of the death of “Arminius von Thunder-ten-Tronckh”—struck by a stray bullet during the Franco-Prussian War—here is a collection of the fictional Prussian’s letters, conversations, and opinions. A descendant of the von Thunder-ten-Tronckh family of Voltaire’s Candide, Arminius proffers many views

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Assembled in the wake of the death of “Arminius von Thunder-ten-Tronckh”—struck by a stray bullet during the Franco-Prussian War—here is a collection of the fictional Prussian’s letters, conversations, and opinions. A descendant of the von Thunder-ten-Tronckh family of Voltaire’s Candide, Arminius proffers many views on social and pedagogic issues through these exchanges with his pen pal, Matthew Arnold, who writes back with equal vigor.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411464513
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
09/27/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
210 KB

Meet the Author


Matthew Arnold (1822-1888) wrote “Dover Beach” (1867), one of the best-known poems in the English language. A prominent Victorian man of letters, he was appointed professor of poetry at Oxford. His writings on contemporary society, culture, and religion were instrumental in establishing criticism as an art form.

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