The Relation of Literature to Life (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

The Relation of Literature to Life (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Charles Dudley Warner
     
 

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Written in Warner’s humorous and elegant style, Relation of Literature to Life (1896) is a collection of essays emphasizing the author's belief that all enduring literature is the result of the time in which it is produced and that it responds to that time’s general sentiment. In other words, these essays describe “the connection

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Written in Warner’s humorous and elegant style, Relation of Literature to Life (1896) is a collection of essays emphasizing the author's belief that all enduring literature is the result of the time in which it is produced and that it responds to that time’s general sentiment. In other words, these essays describe “the connection between our literary, educational, and social progress.” In addition to the title essay, others are on such diverse subjects as Simplicity, Equality, and the Garden of the Tuileries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411455399
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
02/28/2012
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
332
File size:
424 KB

Meet the Author


Charles Dudley Warner (1829–1900) was an American author and editor, and the first president of the National Institute of Arts and Letters. He published the instantaneously successful My Summer in a Garden in 1870, launching his literary career. Warner wrote extensively on politics, literature, art, and the social sciences, and co-authored The Gilded Age with his great friend Mark Twain.

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