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Saturday Review by Anonim

Title Saturday Review
Author Anonim
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 1874
Category
Total Pages 86
ISBN BSB:BSB11176123
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Title Saturday Review Of Politics Literature Science And Art
Author John Douglas Cook
Publisher Wentworth Press
Release Date 2019-03-25
Category History
Total Pages 868
ISBN 1011314339
Language English, Spanish, and French
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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

Title The Saturday Review of Politics Literature Science and Art
Author John Douglas Cook
Publisher Wentworth Press
Release Date 2019-03-21
Category History
Total Pages 884
ISBN 1010474839
Language English, Spanish, and French
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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

Title The Saturday Review of Politics Literature Science and Art 1890 Vol 70 Classic Reprint
Author Anonim
Publisher Forgotten Books
Release Date 2018-11-23
Category
Total Pages 766
ISBN 1397209798
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Excerpt from The Saturday Review of Politics, Literature, Science, and Art, 1890, Vol. 70 Two different political festivities were held last Meetings, &c. Saturday, the great Conservative and Unionist meeting at the Crystal Palace, and a dinner to Mr. Parnell. It must delight all lovers of cheerfulness to find that Mr. Balfour is only less satisfied with the situation than Mr. Parnell, and Mr. Parnell than Mr. Balfour. We do not think that Mr. Parnell has very much to be happy about; but a certain amount of con gratulation must be given to Mr. Balfour and Mr. Goschen for their pluck. Like them, we believe the cause of the Unio to be in no worse plight than it was some months agor; but, unlike them, we cannot quite affirm that nobody-has blundered in a certain little matter of certain clauses. However, if they like, we will say Not Guilty 5 but we must add, For Heaven's sake don't do it again. On Monday Lord randolph churchill made in sober, and yet by no means dull mood a really capital speech in favour of Mr. Wainwrights candi dature at Barrow - a speech which seems to show the speaker in a remarkably clothed and right-minded con dition. Let us welcome this condition by all means, and not inquire too curiously into the exact concatenation of events to which it is due. Wednesday was a great day for entertainments of various kinds - the chief being the Post Office Conversazione (it is to be hoped that the report of groans at her majesty's name by the dis affected Telegraph clerks is false); a dinner, attended by a very distinguished company, including the Dukes of connaught and clarence, to Lord reay, whom every one respects, even though every one does not agree as to his efficiency in governing Bombay and a sort of omnibus, or Noah's Ark, banquet given by the lord mayor to clerical -and ministerial persons of motley kinds. On Thursday the Royal Geographical Society entertained Mr. Stanley. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

Title The Oxford Handbook of Victorian Literary Culture
Author Juliet John
Publisher Oxford University Press
Release Date 2016-07-14
Category Literary Collections
Total Pages 600
ISBN 9780191082108
Language English, Spanish, and French
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The Oxford Handbook of Victorian Literary Culture is a major contribution to the dynamic field of Victorian studies. This collection of 37 original chapters by leading international Victorian scholars offers new approaches to familiar themes including science, religion, and gender, and gives space to newer and emerging topics including old age, fair play, and economics. Structured around three broad sections (on 'Ways of Being: Identity and Ideology', 'Ways of Understanding: Knowledge and Belief', and 'Ways of Communicating: Print and Other Cultures', the volume is sub-divided into 9 sub-sections each with its own 'lead' essay: on subjectivity, politics, gender and sexuality, place and race, religion, science, material and mass culture, aesthetics and visual culture, and theatrical culture. The collection, like today's Victorian studies, is thoroughly interdisciplinary and yet its substantial Introduction explores a concern which is evident both implicitly and explicitly in the volume's essays: that is, the nature and status of 'literary' culture and the literary from the Victorian period to the present. The diverse and wide-ranging essays present original scholarship framed accessibly for a mixed readership of advanced undergraduates, graduate students and established scholars.

James Fitzjames Stephen by K. J. M. Smith

Title James Fitzjames Stephen
Author K. J. M. Smith
Publisher Cambridge University Press
Release Date 2002-07-18
Category History
Total Pages 352
ISBN 0521892244
Language English, Spanish, and French
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In this important study Dr Smith uses a wide range of primary materials to provide the first modern comprehensive examination of the work, writings and ideas of James Fitzjames Stephen. Stephen's broad rationalist/utilitarian ethical and intellectual stance manifested itself most prominently in law and social and political philosophy. Stephen's turn of mind led him to perceive the substance of literature and religious orthodoxy as of complementary interest and relevance to the social and political mores of Victorian England, making him one of Dickens' and Cardinal Newman's most formidable and trenchant critics. Dr Smith's account is the first to set Stephen's life and thought in its proper Victorian context, and marks a significant addition to the growing literature on the intellectual history of nineteenth-century England.

Title The Island of Doctor Moreau
Author H.G. Wells
Publisher Broadview Press
Release Date 2009-07-07
Category Fiction
Total Pages 292
ISBN 9781770481596
Language English, Spanish, and French
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A classic of science fiction and a dark meditation on Darwinian thought in the late Victorian period, The Island of Doctor Moreau explores the possibility of civilization as a constraint imposed on savage human nature. The protagonist, Edward Prendick, finds himself stranded on an island with the notorious Doctor Moreau, whose experiments on the island’s humans and animals result in unspeakable horrors. The critical introduction to this Broadview Edition gives particular emphasis to Wells’s hostility towards religion as well as his thorough knowledge of the Darwinian thought of his time. Appendices provide passages from Darwin and Huxley related to Wells’s early writing; in addition, excerpts from other writers illustrate late-nineteenth-century anxieties about social degeneration.

Title The Negro and His Folklore in Nineteenth Century Periodicals
Author Bruce Jackson
Publisher University of Texas Press
Release Date 2014-06-30
Category Social Science
Total Pages 398
ISBN 9780292768598
Language English, Spanish, and French
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In the eyes of many white Americans, North and South, the Negro did not have a culture until the Emancipation Proclamation. With few exceptions, serious collecting of Negro folklore by whites did not begin until the Civil War—and it was to be another four decades before black Americans would begin to appreciate their own cultural heritage. Few of the earlier writers realized that they had observed and recorded not simply a manifestation of a particular way of life but also a product peculiarly American and specifically Negro, a synthesis of African and American styles and traditions. The folksongs, speech, beliefs, customs, and tales of the American Negro are discussed in this anthology, originally published in 1967, of thirty-five articles, letters, and reviews from nineteenth-century periodicals. Published between 1838 and 1900 and written by authors who range from ardent abolitionist to dedicated slaveholder, these articles reflect the authors’ knowledge of, and attitudes toward, the Negro and his folklore. From the vast body of material that appeared on this subject during the nineteenth century, editor Bruce Jackson has culled fresh articles that are basic folklore and represent a wide range of material and attitudes. In addition to his introduction to the volume, Jackson has prefaced each article with a commentary. He has also supplied a supplemental bibliography on Negro folklore. If serious collecting of Negro folklore had begun by the middle of the nineteenth century, so had exploitation of its various aspects, particularly Negro songs. By 1850 minstrelsy was a big business. Although Jackson has considered minstrelsy outside the scope of this collection, he has included several discussions of it to suggest some aspects of its peculiar relation to the traditional. The articles in the anthology—some by such well-known figures as Joel Chandler Harris, George Washington Cable, Thomas Wentworth Higginson, John Mason Brown, and Antonin Dvorak—make fascinating reading for an observer of the American scene. This additional insight into the habits of thought and behavior of a culture in transition—folklore recorded in its own context—cannot but afford the thinking reader further understanding of the turbulent race problems of later times and today.

Title Christina Rossetti and the Bible
Author Elizabeth Ludlow
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing
Release Date 2014-10-23
Category Literary Criticism
Total Pages 272
ISBN 9781472510952
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Through theologically-engaged close readings of her poetry and devotional prose, this book explores how Christina Rossetti draws on the Bible and encourages her Victorian readers to respond to its radical message of grace. Structured chronologically, each chapter investigates her participation in the formation of Tractarian theology and details how her interpretative strategies changed over the course of her lifetime. Revealing how her encounter with the biblical text is informed by devotional classics, Christina Rossetti and the Bible highlights the influence of Thomas a' Kempis, John Bunyan, George Herbert and John Donne and describes how Rossetti adapted the teaching of the Ancient and Patristic Fathers and medieval mystics. It also considers the interfaces that are established between her devotional poems and the anthology and periodical pieces alongside which they were published throughout the second half of the nineteenth-century.

Title The New Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature
Author George Watson
Publisher CUP Archive
Release Date 1972
Category Literary Criticism
Total Pages 19
ISBN 9203456XXXX
Language English, Spanish, and French
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More than fifty specialists have contributed to this new edition of volume 4 of The Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature. The design of the original work has established itself so firmly as a workable solution to the immense problems of analysis, articulation and coordination that it has been retained in all its essentials for the new edition. The task of the new contributors has been to revise and integrate the lists of 1940 and 1957, to add materials of the following decade, to correct and refine the bibliographical details already available, and to re-shape the whole according to a new series of conventions devised to give greater clarity and consistency to the entries.

Title Christiana Herringham and the Edwardian Art Scene
Author Mary Lago
Publisher University of Missouri Press
Release Date 1996
Category Art
Total Pages 323
ISBN 0826210244
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Lady Herringham arrived on the Edwardian art scene with a translation of Il Libro dell' Arte o Trattato della Pittura, Cennini's fifteenth-century handbook on fresco and tempera. It aroused new interest in those techniques and led to the founding of the Society of Painters in Tempera in 1901. To preserve Britain's art heritage from buyers abroad, she provided the money that launched the National Art Collections Fund in 1903, creating what is still a vital and authoritative voice in Britain's cultural life. Her work as the only woman on the NACF's first executive committee prepared her to assist in founding the India Society, which urged respect for indigenous Indian traditions of the fine arts and encouraged appreciation for them in England.

The Games People Play by Robert Ellis

Title The Games People Play
Author Robert Ellis
Publisher Wipf and Stock Publishers
Release Date 2014-04-21
Category Religion
Total Pages 336
ISBN 9781630873844
Language English, Spanish, and French
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In The Games People Play, Robert Ellis constructs a theology around the global cultural phenomenon of modern sport, paying particular attention to its British and American manifestations. Using historical narrative and social analysis to enter the debate on sport as religion, Ellis shows that modern sport may be said to have taken on some of the functions previously vested in organized religion. Through biblical and theological reflection, he presents a practical theology of sport's appeal and value, with special attention to the theological concept of transcendence. Throughout, he draws on original empirical work with sports participants and spectators. The Games People Play addresses issues often considered problematic in theological discussions of sport such as gender, race, consumerism, and the role of the modern media, as well as problems associated with excessive competition and performance-enhancing substances. As Ellis explains, "Sporting journalists often use religious language in covering sports events. Salvation features in many a headline, and talk of moments of redemption is not uncommon. Perhaps, somewhere beyond the cliched hyperbole, there is some theological truth in all this after all."

Hatred And Civility by Christopher Lane

Title Hatred and Civility
Author Christopher Lane
Publisher Columbia University Press
Release Date 2006-04-18
Category Literary Criticism
Total Pages 224
ISBN 9780231503907
Language English, Spanish, and French
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To understand hatred and civility in today's world, argues Christopher Lane, we should start with Victorian fiction. Although the word "Victorian" generally brings to mind images of prudish sexuality and well-heeled snobbery, it has above all become synonymous with self-sacrifice, earnest devotion, and moral rectitude. Yet this idealized version of Victorian England is surprisingly scarce in the period's literature--and its journalism, sermons, poems, and plays--where villains, hypocrites, murderers, and cheats of all types abound.