Hours in a library / Leslie Stephen; introduction by Jonathan Steinberg.
- London : The Folio Society, 1991.
3 v. : ill. ; 23 cm.
- English literature -- History and criticism.
- v. 1. De Foe's novels. Richardson's novels. Pope as a moralist. Sir Walter Scott. Nathaniel Hawthorne. Balzac's novels. De Quincey. Sir Thomas Browne. Jonathan Edwards. Horace Walpole.
v.2. Dr. Johnson's writings. Crabbe. William Hazlitt. Disraeli's novels. Massinger. Fielding's novels. Cowper and Rousseau. The first Edinburgh reviewers. Wordsworth's ethics. Landor's imaginary conversations. Macaulay.
v. 3. Charlotte Brontë. Charles Kingsley. Godwin and Shelley. Gray and his school. Sterne. Country books. George Eliot. Autobiography. Carlyle's ethics. The state trials. Coleridge.
- "The essays in Hours in A Library were first published in the Cornhill and Fraser's magazines and in the Fortnightly Review. They were first collected in book form in three volumes published in 1874, 1876, and 1879. The text of the second three-volume edition of 1892, which included additional essays, has been followed here.
- Steinberg, Jonathan.
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