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
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
Oxford Sights and Scenes
The Two Tragedies
Oliver Goldsmith and "The Vicar of Wakefield"
Disraeli: A Portrait
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