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Collected essays, papers, &c., of Robert Bridges ...

Author/Creator:
Bridges, Robert, 1844-1930.
Standardized Title:
Essays
Publication:
London : Oxford University Press, H. Milford, 1927-1936.
Format/Description:
Book
10 v. : music ; 20 cm.
Form/Genre:
Lask Poetry Collection
Contents:
[v. 1.] I. The influence of the audience on Shakespeare's drama
[v. 2.] II. Humdrum & harum-scarum, a lecture on free verse. III. Poetic diction
[v. 3.] IV. A critical introduction to Keats
[v. 4.] V. George Darley
[v. 5.] VI. The poems of Mary Coleridge VII. Lord De Tabley's poems
[v. 6.] VIII. Dante in English literature. IX. The poems of Emil Brontë. X. Dryden on Milton
[v. 7.] XI. Studies in poetry. XII. Springs of Helicon. XIII. Wordsworth & Kipling. XIV. Word-books. XV. Letter on English prosody & note on neo-Miltonics
[v. 8.] XVI. The Bible. XVII. Bunyan's Pilgrim's progress. XVIII. Sir Thomas Browne. XIX. George Santayana. XX. The glamour of grammar
[v. 9.] XXI. The musical setting of poetry. XXII. Some principles of hymn-singing. XXIII. About hymns. XXIV. English chanting. XXV. Chanting. XXVI. Psalms noted in speech rhythm
[v. 10.] XXVII. An address to the Swindon W.E.A. XXVIII. The necessity of poetry. XXIX. Poetry. XXX. Appendix: An account of the casualty department.
Notes:
"The general purpose of the series ... is to deal ... with the problem of our English spelling."--Pref., v. 1.
Uses phonetic symbols, to a limited degree.
Vols. 4-10 edited by M.M. Bridges.
Pagination: v. [1-6]: 282 p.; v. [7-8] (referred to as "Collected Essays, Vol. II" on v. [7] half-title): 183 p.; v. [9-10]: 297 p.
Local notes:
RBC has v.10 only.
Penn Provenance:
Lask, Thomas (donor)
Penn Chronology:
1936
Cited in:
Kable, W.S. Ewelme Coll. of R. Bridges, p. 20, no. 104-105
McKay, G. Bibl. of R. Bridges, no. 70, 74, 75, 77, cf. no. 68
Contributor:
Bridges, M. M. (Mary Monica)
OCLC:
852304
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