Proceedings of the British Academy: Volume 90: 1995 Lectures and Memoirs

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This volume of the Proceedings contains eight British Academy lectures and seventeen obituaries of Fellows of the British Academy.
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This volume of the Proceedings contains eight British Academy lectures and seventeen obituaries of Fellows of the British Academy.
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Eight lectures discuss: Wales's second grammarian<-->Davydd Ddu of Hiraddug; Shakespeare's Renaissance realism; Ben Jonson at the Jacobean Court; Marcel Duchamp and the paradox of modernity; the quest for a systematic civil law; the economics of the environment; and prosperity, civility, and liberty. Sixteen memorial biographical essays follow the lectures. No index. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Table of Contents

List of Plates
Wales's Second Grammarian: Dafydd Ddu of Hiraddug 1
Shakespeare's Renaissance Realism 29
Servant, but not slave': Ben Jonson at the Jacobean Court 65
Edward Thomas, Robert Frost and the Uses of Negation 95
Marcel Duchamp and the Paradox of Modernity 129
The Quest for a Systematic Civil Law 147
The Economics of the Environment 165
Prosperity, Civility and Liberty: Can We Square the Circle? 223
Memoirs
David Abercrombie, 1909-1992 239
James Norman Dalrymple Anderson, 1908-1994 251
Lloyd James Austin, 1915-1994 267
Matthew Black, 1908-1994 283
Muriel Clara Bradbrook, 1909-1993 297
Ernest Henry Phelps Brown, 1906-1994 319
Samuel Edward Finer, 1915-1993 347
John Arthur Giles Gere, 1921-1995 367
Denys Hay, 1915-1994 391
James Bysse Joll, 1918-1994 413
George Osborne Sayles, 1901-1994 441
John Newenham Summerson, 1904-1992 467
Brinley Thomas, 1906-1994 499
Edward Palmer Thompson, 1924-1993 521
Ralph Lilley Turner, 1888-1983 543
Rudolf Wittkower, 1901-1971 557
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