Latest Literary Essays and Addresses: (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

Latest Literary Essays and Addresses: (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by James Russell Lowell
     
 

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This volume, published in the year of the author’s death, collects some of Lowell’s most intellectually stimulating pieces. Included are studies of Walter Savage Landor, Milton’s “Areopagitica,” Shakespeare’s “Richard III,” modern languages, and the world’s progress, among others. The editor also includes

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This volume, published in the year of the author’s death, collects some of Lowell’s most intellectually stimulating pieces. Included are studies of Walter Savage Landor, Milton’s “Areopagitica,” Shakespeare’s “Richard III,” modern languages, and the world’s progress, among others. The editor also includes lectures given by Lowell in 1887 on the Old English Dramatists—“Marlowe,” Webster,” “Chapman,” “Beaumont and Fletcher,” and “Massinger and Ford.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411450530
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
04/19/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
348
File size:
356 KB

Meet the Author


James Russell Lowell (1819-1891) was an American poet, critic, and diplomat.  A strong opponent of slavery, he wrote steadfastly in support of Lincoln and the Union cause in the pages of the North American Review, which he co-edited with Charles Eliot Norton.  Later in life, he served as American ambassador to Spain and then England. 

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