ESSAY ON THE WRITINGS AND GENIUS OF SHAKESPEARE, Compared with the Greek and French Dramatic poets. With some remarks upon the misrepresentations of Mons. de Voltaire.

Shakespeare) Montagu Mrs

Published by London Printed by Harding and Wright for R. Priestley 1810, 1810
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Sixth edition, corrected. To which are added, THREE DIALOGUES OF THE DEAD. 8vo, full period polished calf, the spine with raised bands gilt ruled and attractively decorated, gilt center tools in the compartments, gilt fillet lines on the upper and lower covers. xxiii, 296. A very handsome copy, very appealing and with only a hint of age to the binding. The interior is in a fine state of preservation. AN IMPORTANT PERIOD PIECE AND FINE ACADEMIC AND CLASSIC work of literary criticism, which strives to study Shakespeare in the context of the great Classical writers. Montagu includes chapters on: Dramatic Poetry, Historical Drama, Henry the IV both parts, Preternatural Beings, Macbeth, and the Death of Julius Caesar. Mrs. Montagu was well placed in literary circles of the day and was widely respected for her writing and study. She was considered an expert on Shakespeare and this book, reprinted a number of times is now quite scarce in fine contemporary condition. Bookseller Inventory # 18555

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Title: ESSAY ON THE WRITINGS AND GENIUS OF ...

Publisher: London Printed by Harding and Wright for R. Priestley 1810

Publication Date: 1810

Binding: Hardcover

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