Books and Persons; Being Comments on a Past Epoch, 1908-1911 by Arnold Bennett

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Author Bennett, Arnold, 1867-1931
Title Books and Persons; Being Comments on a Past Epoch, 1908-1911
Contents Wilfred Whitten's prose -- Ugliness in fiction -- Letters of Queen Victoria -- French publishers -- Wordsworth's single lines -- Novelists and agents -- The novel of the season -- German expansion -- The book-buyer -- Joseph Conrad and the Athenæum -- The professors -- Mrs. Humphry Ward's heroines -- W.W. Jacobs and Aristophanes -- Kenneth Grahame -- Anatole France -- Intimations of immortality -- Mallarmé, Bazin, Swinburne -- The ruined season -- "Ecce homo" -- Henry Ospovat -- French and British academies -- Poe and the short story -- Middle-class -- The potential public -- H.G. Wells -- Tchehkoff -- The Surrey labourer -- Swinburne -- The Sevenpennies -- Meredith -- St. John Hankin -- Unclean books -- Trollope's methods -- Chesterton and Lucas -- Official recognition of poetry -- Artists and critics -- Rudyard Kipling -- Censorship by the libraries [1909] -- Censorship by the libraries [1910] -- Brieux -- C.E. Montague -- Publishers and authors -- Tourgeniev and Dostoievsky -- John Galsworthy -- Suppressions in "De Profundis" -- Holiday reading -- The British Academy of Letters -- Unfinished perusals -- Mr. A.C. Benson -- The literary periodical -- The length of novels -- Artists and money -- Henri Becque -- Henry James -- English literary criticism -- Mrs. Elinor Glyn -- W.H. Hudson -- Neo-impressionism and literature -- Books of the year -- "The new Machiavelli" -- Success in journalism -- Marguerite Audoux -- John Masefield -- Lectures and state performances -- A play of Tchehkoff's -- Sea and slaughter -- A book in a railway accident -- "Fiction" and "literature."
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Language English
LoC Class PN: Language and Literatures: Literature: General, Criticism, Collections
Subject Literature, Modern -- History and criticism
Category Text
EBook-No. 15717
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Most Recently Updated Dec 14, 2020
Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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