Revival: George Saintsbury: The Memorial Volume (1945): A New Collection of His Essays and Papers

Revival: George Saintsbury: The Memorial Volume (1945): A New Collection of His Essays and Papers

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781351341769
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/08/2018
Series: Routledge Revivals
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 228
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

George Edward Bateman Saintsbury, FBA , was an English writer, literary historian, scholar, critic and wine connoisseur. In 1895 he became professor of rhetoric and English literature at the University of Edinburgh, a position he held until 1915.

Table of Contents

Preface

George Saintsbury. By Oliver Elton

Some Personal Memories. By Sir Herbert Grierson

Recollections of Sainsbury. By John Purves

A Biographical Memoir. By A. Blyth Webster

Essays and Studies by George Saintsbury

John Dryden the Dramatist

Fitzgerald's "Omar Khayyam"

Journalism Fifty Years Ago

The Poetry of Herrick

The Authorized Version of the Bible

Irony

Robert Browning

Oxford Sights and Scenes

The Two Tragedies

Oliver Goldsmith and "The Vicar of Wakefield"

Disraeli: A Portrait

Eighteenth-Century Poetry

Inaugural Address at Edinburgh

A Saintsbury Scrap Book

I "The Master of Ballantrae"

II The Qualities of Wine

III On Ben Jonson

IV On The Teaching of English

V Personal Sketches

VI Some Notes on Colleridge

VII John Stuart Blackie

VIII Lectures on Living Writers

IX R.I.S, Henley and Sir Walter Raleigh

X Men of Letters as Milch Cows

XI Scottish Literature

Address to george Saintsbury on his Seventy-Seventh Birthday and His Reply

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