3 edition of Some Diversions of a Man of Letters found in the catalog.
November 13, 2006
Written in English
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OCLC Number: Description: vii, pages ; 20 cm: Contents: Preface: On fluctuation of taste --The shepherd of the ocean --The songs of Shakespeare --Catharine Trotter, the precursor of the bluestockings --The message of the Wartons --The charm of Sterne --The centenary of Edgar Allen Poe --The author of "Pelham" --The challenge of the Brontës --Disraeli's novels --Three experiments.
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Some Diversions of a Man of Letters Contents: Preface: On fluctuations of taste -- The shepherd of the ocean -- The songs of Shakespeare -- Catharine Trotter, the precursor of the bluestockings -- The message of the Wartons -- The charm of Sterne -- The centenary of Edgar Allan Poe -- The author of "Pelham" -- The challenge of the Brontës.
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