A Catalogue Of The Books Relating To British Topography And Saxon And Northern Literature

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A Catalogue Of The Books Relating To British Topography And Saxon And Northern Literature

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Description : The remainder of the collection was sold in 1810.


Illustrations Of The Literary History Of The Eighteenth Century

Author by : John Nichols
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Description : This eight-volume set, published 1817-58 by the Nichols family, is a sequel to John Nichols' Literary Anecdotes (1812-15), and provides a useful source of biographical material on authors and publishers at a time when many of the literary genres we now take for granted were first being developed.


The Myth Of Piers Plowman

Author by : Lawrence Warner
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Description : "Addressing the history of the production and reception of the great medieval poem, Piers Plowman, Lawrence Warner reveals the many ways in which scholars, editors and critics over the centuries created their own speculative narratives about the poem, which gradually came to be regarded as factually true. Warner begins by considering the possibility that Langland wrote a romance about a werewolf and bear-suited lovers, and he goes on to explore the methods of the poem's localization, and medieval readers' particular interest in its Latinity. Warner shows that the 'Protestant Piers' was a reaction against the poem's oral mode of transmission, reveals the extensive eighteenth-century textual scholarship on the poem by figures including the maligned Chaucereditor John Urry, and contextualizes its first modernization by a literary forger inspired by the 1790s Shakespeare controversies. This lively account of Piers Plowman challenges the way the poem has traditionally been read and understood"--


An Introduction To The Study Of Bibliography To Which Is Prefixed A Memoir On The Public Libraries Of The Ancients

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An Introduction To The Study Of Bibliography

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Catalogue Of An Extensive And Very Interesting Collection Of Books In Most Departments Of Literature

Author by : Puttick and Simpson
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The Oxford University Calendar 1817

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The Book Of British Topography

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Clegg S International Directory Of The World S Book Trade

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