This 1904 volume contains nine essays, combining two of the author’s favorite subjects. Includes "What Was Shakespeare's Religion?" "A French Shakespeare" (on Balzac), "Concerning Ghost Stories," and “The Theory of the Ludicrous.”
About the Author
William Samuel Lilly (1840-1919) was an English writer, specializing in religion, politics, and sociology. He held the post of secretary of the Catholic Union of Great Britain for twenty years. His best-known works include Ancient Religion and Modern Thought (1884), India and its Problems (1902), Christianity and Modern Civilization (1903), and Studies in Religion and Literature (1904).