A Book of English Essays (Pelican)

A Book of English Essays (Pelican)[Read] ➯ A Book of English Essays (Pelican) By W.E. Williams – Oaklandjobs.co.uk PRE ISBNFrom the back cover One of the most notable and attractive forms of English Literature is the essay In his introduction to this selection, first made for Pelican in and now enlarged and repri PRE ISBNFrom the back cover of English eBook ✓ One of the most notable and attractive forms of English Literature is the essay In his introduction to this selection, first made for Pelican inand now enlarged and reprinted, Sir William Emrys Williams points out that the Essay, has a multitude of forms and manners, and scarcely any rules and regulations Although many of the pieces chosen for this volume are such well known ones as Charles Lamb s In Praise of Chimney Sweepers or De Quincy s memorable A Book ePUB ✓ commentary on an episode in Macbeth , an endeavour has been made to remind readers that Addison, for example, wrote other and better essays than the few which are usually included in anthologies Modern writers such as Hilaire Belloc, JB Priestly, Aldous Huxley, Robert Lynd, Ivor Brown, Harold Nicholson EV Lucas, and VS Pritchett are given a fair share of representation. Good, hadn t read this since college Love Charles Lamb and Harold Nicholson the best Maybe Joseph Addison Or E.V Lucas I bought a copy of this in Athens in 1978 when I was there teaching Englishto the Greeks So this rereading is a type of Olde Lang Syne trip down Memory Lane With Greek resonances Now I notice that the majority of people on this site are from India,which is GREAT What a GREAT way to study style and English usage and improve, borrow, experiment or just hope it will rub off as it so often does.Nothing like some gentle plagarism to expand one s own repertoire.Other readers are fr I bought a copy of this in Athens in 1978 when I was there teaching Englishto the Greeks So this rereading is a type of Olde Lang Syne trip down Memory Lane With Greek resonances Now I notice that the majority of people on this site are from India,which is GREAT What a GREAT way to study style and English usage and improve, borrow, experiment or just hope it will rub off as it so often does.Nothing like some gentle plagarism to expand one s own repertoire.Other readers are from Pakistan, Bangladesh, the UK, Sydney Australia, like me , the USA, Israel, the Czech Republic,I ll have to recheck to see I didn t omit anyone.There are 64 essays herein my 1951 version There is a 1987 version with a handsome reproduction of a full length portrait of Bacon on the Penguin Book cover, but I don t know if W.E.Williams added anyessayists It begins with Francis Bacon 1561 1626 whose succinct pieces are like brief hammer blowsI think he is regarded as the Papa of the Essay Form and finishes with V.S.Pritchett 1900 So there is only one person born on the fringe of the 20th centurywhich means reading another book of essays doesn t it.And that will just meanluxurious variety Recommended by James Schall in Another Sort of Learning, Chapter 14, as one of Eight Collections of Essays and Letters Not To Be Missed.

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  • Paperback
  • 384 pages
  • A Book of English Essays (Pelican)
  • W.E. Williams
  • English
  • 11 September 2017
  • 0140431535