A Novelist on Novels
by Walter Lionel George
Publisher: W. Collins Sons & Co 1918
Number of pages: 245
The chapters that follow have been written in varying moods, and express the fluctuating feelings aroused in the author by the modern novel and its treatment at the hands of the public. Though unrelated with the novel, the chapters on 'Falstaff,' 'The Esperanto of Art,' and 'The Twilight of Genius' have been included, either because artistically in keeping with other chapters, or because their general implications affect the fiction form.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by John Hays Gardiner - Scribner
The author's aim has been to make students as familiar as possible with the English Bible, and to throw light on its literary forms by bringing together facts from the history of its sources and from the history of the translation into English.
by M. Michelle Robinson - University of Michigan Press
The book offers new arguments about the origins of detective fiction in the US, tracing the lineage of the genre back to unexpected texts and uncovering how authors made use of the genre's puzzle-elements to explore the dynamics of race and labor.
by Joe B. Fulton - The Ohio State University Press
With his distinctive genius, Twain entered the religious dialogue of his time, employing the genres of belief as his vehicle for criticizing church and society. Twain's burlesques reveal a writer fully engaged with the religious ferment of his day.
by S. P. B. Mais - Grant Richards LTD.
The book introduces you to authors that you don't yet know: Tom Jones, Charles Lamb, James Boswell, William Hazlitt, Samuel Pepys, Walter Savage Landor, John Donne, George Santayana, Iris Tree, Aldous Huxley, Robert Graves, Sheila Kaye-Smith, etc.