A Brief Guide to the Literature of Shakespeare

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American Library Association Publishing Board, 1915 - 61 pages
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Page 43 - SHAKSPERE AND TYPOGRAPHY. Being an Attempt to show Shakspere's Personal Connection with, and Technical Knowledge of, the Art of Printing ; also Remarks upon some common Typographical Errors, with especial reference to the Text of Shakspere. By William Blades. 8vo, pp. viii. and 78, with an Illustration, cloth. 1872. 3s. BLADES.— THE BIOGRAPHY AND TYPOGRAPHY OF WILLIAM CAXTON, England's First Printer.
Page 44 - The abundance of the contemporary evidence attesting Shakespeare's responsibility for the works published under his name gives the Baconian theory no rational right to a hearing ; while such authentic examples of Bacon's effort to write verse as survive prove beyond all possibility of contradiction that, great as he was as a prose writer and a philosopher, he was incapable of penning any of the poetry assigned to Shakespeare. Defective knowledge and illogical or casuistical argument alone render...
Page 27 - Complete Concordance to Shakespeare : being a Verbal Index to all the passages in the Dramatic Works of the Poet, by Mary Cowden Clarke ; 8vo., London 1845 ; 8vo., 1847; 8vo.
Page 35 - Hudson's Life, Art, and Characters of Shakespeare. 2 Tola. 5Tols. Cloth 8.00 10.00 Half morocco 12.00 16.00 Full calf 16.00 20.00 HUDSON'S LIFE, ART, AND CHARACTERS OF SHAKESPEARE. Including an Historical Sketch of the Origin and Growth of the Drama in England...
Page 34 - Vol. I.— Twice-told Tales, and the Snow Image. Vol. II.— Scarlet Letter, and the House with Seven Gables. Vol. III. —Transformation, and Blithedale Romance.
Page 25 - CRAIK (GEORGE LILLIE)— ENGLISH OF SHAKESPEARE. Illustrated in a Philological Commentary on his Julius Caesar.
Page 49 - Euseby Treen, Joseph Carnaby and Silas Gough, clerk before the worshipful Sir Thomas Lucy, knight, touching deer-stealing on the 19th day of September in the year of Grace 1582, now first published from original papers.
Page 53 - These five pageants — Roman, medieval, colonial, one of myths and one of letters — are composed by the author and are mainly suitable for high school students. She summarizes her considerable experience in her introduction and first chapter, giving a historical sketch of pageantry, and discussing the selection of a theme for a pageant, and its organization, text, staging and costuming.
Page 51 - The Road to Paris A STORY OF ADVENTURE. (35th thousand.) Illustrated by HC Edwards. An historical romance of the eighteenth century, being an account of the life of an American gentleman adventurer of Jacobite ancestry.
Page 36 - Famous Introductions to Shakespeare's Plays. By the Notable Editors of the Eighteenth Century.

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