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Introduction and Brief Biography of Honore de Balzac (Dodo Press)

George Saintsbury

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Paperback. 48 pages. Dimensions: 5.8in. x 0.5in. x 0.4in.George Edward Bateman Saintsbury (1845-1933), was an English writer and critic. He began his literary career in 1875 as a critic for the Academy, and for ten years was actively engaged in journalism. In 1895 he became professor of rhetoric and English literature at the University of Edinburgh, a position he held until 1915. His first book, A Primer of French Literature (1880) and his Short History of French Literature (1882) were followed by a series of editions of French classics and of books and articles on the history of French literature. He subsequently produced some of his most important works, A History of Criticism (1900-1904), with the companion volume Loci Critici, Passages Illustrative of Critical Theory and Practice (1903), A History of English Prosody from the 12th Century to the Present Day (1906-1910) and The Later Nineteenth Century (1909). His Notes on a Cellar-Book (1920) is one of the greatest testimonials to drink and drinking in the history of wine writing. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781409961529

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Publisher: Dodo Press

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George Edward Bateman Saintsbury (1845-1933), was an English writer and critic. He began his literary career in 1875 as a critic for the Academy, and for ten years was actively engaged in journalism. In 1895 he became professor of rhetoric and English literature at the University of Edinburgh, a position he held until 1915. His first book, A Primer of French Literature (1880) and his Short History of French Literature (1882) were followed by a series of editions of French classics and of books and articles on the history of French literature. He subsequently produced some of his most important works, A History of Criticism (1900-1904), with the companion volume Loci Critici, Passages Illustrative of Critical Theory and Practice (1903), A History of English Prosody from the 12th Century to the Present Day (1906-1910) and The Later Nineteenth Century (1909). His Notes on a Cellar-Book (1920) is one of the greatest testimonials to drink and drinking in the history of wine writing.

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