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Page 467 - Gazette. LIFE OF VICTOR HUGO. By Frank T. Marzials. " Mr. Marzials's volume presents to us, in a more handy form than any English or even French handbook gives, the summary of what is known about the life of the great poet."— Saturday Review.
Page 466 - LIFE OF DICKENS. By FRANK T. MARZIALS. "Notwithstanding the mass of matter that has been printed relating to Dickens and his works ... we should, until we came across this volume, have been at a loss to recommend any popular life of England's most popular novelist as being really satisfactory. The difficulty is removed by Mr. Marzials's little book."— Athenaeum.
Page 462 - SELECTIONS FROM SENECA. WITH INTRODUCTION by Walter Clode. 22 SPECIMEN DAYS IN AMERICA. BY WALT WHITMAN. Revised by the Author, with fresh Preface. 23 DEMOCRATIC VISTAS, AND OTHER PAPERS. BY Walt Whitman. (Published by arrangement with the Author.) 24 WHITE'S NATURAL HISTORY OF SELBORNE. WITH a Preface by Richard Jefferies.
Page 468 - Scottish Leader. Life of Charlotte Bronte. By A. Birrell. " Those who know much of Charlotte Bronte will learn more, and those who know nothing about her will find all that is best worth learning in Mr. Birrell's pleasant book.
Page 467 - To say that Mr. Lloyd Sanders, in this volume, has produced the best existing memoir of Sheridan is really to award much fainter praise than the book deserves.
Page 473 - EMPEROR AND GALILEAN." With an Introductory Note by WILLIAM ARCHER. VOL. V. " ROSMERSHOLM," "THE LADY FROM THE SEA,
Page 473 - Ibsen's characters speak and act as if they were hypnotised, and under their creator's imperious demand to reveal themselves. There never was such a mirror held up to nature before : it is too terrible. . . . Yet we must return to Ibsen, with his remorseless surgery, his remorseless electric-light, until we, too, have grown strong and learned to face the naked — if necessary, the flayed and bleeding — reality." — SPEAKER (London). VOL. I. "A DOLL'S HOUSE...