The Life and Letters of Leslie Stephen

The Life and Letters of Leslie Stephen

by Frederic William Maitland, Leslie Stephen

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The Life and Letters of Leslie Stephen by Frederic William Maitland, Leslie Stephen

The biography, published in 1906, of the leading Victorian literary figure and founding Editor of the Dictionary of National Biography.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781108048170
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 04/26/2012
Series: Cambridge Library Collection - Literary Studies
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 534
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. Parentage; 3. Boyhood (1832-50); 4. The undergraduate (1850-4); 5. Sketches of a don at Cambridge (1854-64); 6. The playground of Europe (1855-94); 7. The Times and the war (1863-5); 8. Free-thinking and plain-speaking (1862-5); 9. Journalism (1865-71); 10. The first marriage (1865-71); 11. Hours in a library (1867-73); 12. More hours in a library (1873-5); 13. Cornhill and Schreckhorn (1871-5); 14. Wordsworth's ethics (1875-8); 15. The second marriage (1878); 16. An ethical treatise (1878-82); 17. Tramps and contributors (1879-91); 18. The struggle with the Dictionary (1882-91); 19. An agnostics apology (1891-5); 20. Studies of a biographer (1895-1902); 21. The sunset (1902-4); Appendix I. Leslie Stephen's works; II. List of the Sunday Tramps; Index.

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