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Page 120 - MINTO. A Manual of English Prose Literature, Biographical and Critical : designed mainly to show Characteristics of Style. By W. MINTO, MA, Professor of Logic in the University of Aberdeen. Third Edition, revised. Crown 8vo, 7s. 6d. Characteristics of English Poets, from Chaucer to Shirley. New Edition, revised. Crown 8vo, 7s. 6d.
Page 129 - The increased attention paid in schools and colleges to the critical study of our own literature demands that poetry, in which a great part of this literature is written, should be taught as a science. Knowledge of the science of poetry should precede or accompany the study of poems. A text-book on the subject ought to simplify, not complicate, the work of both teacher and scholar ; and that it does have this effect is proved by the wide use of manuals of Poetik in German schools. The book has three...
Page 122 - Hudson's Expurgated Shakespeare. For Schools, Clubs, and Families. Revised and enlarged Editions of twenty-three Plays. Carefully expurgated, with explanatory Notes at the bottom of the page, and Critical Notes at the end of each volume. By HN HUDSON, LL.D., Editor of The Harvard Shakespeare.
Page 120 - Minto's Characteristics of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Shirley. By WILLIAM MINTO, MA, Professor of Logic and English Literature In the University of Aberdeen, Scotland. 12mo. Cloth. xi + 382 pages.
Page 126 - Shakespeare with an old edition made in 1851 and still sold by another house. is pre-eminently the edition for libraries, students, and general readers. The type, paper, and binding are attractive and superior, and the introductions and notes represent the editor's ripest thought.
Page 126 - THE HARVARD EDITION OF SHAKESPEARE'S COMPLETE WORKS BY HENRY N. HUDSON, LL.D., Author of the "Life, Art, and Characters of Shakespeare" Editor of "School Shakespeare? etc. In twenty volumes, duodecimo, two plays in each volume ; also in ten volumes! of four plays each. RETAIL PRICES: ╗.vo..
Page 128 - Art, discussing under this head, Nature and Use of Art, Principles of Art, Dramatic Composition, Characterization, Humour, Style, Moral Spirit.
Page 126 - An obvious merit of this edition is, that each volume has two sets of notes; one mainly devoted to explaining the text, and placed at the foot of the page; the other mostly occupied with matters of textual comment and criticism, and printed at the end of each play.
Page 126 - the Burbage portrait," and a life of the Poet. A history of each play is given in its appropriate volume. The plays are arranged in three distinct series : Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies ; and the plays of each series presented, as nearly as may be, in the chronological order of the writing. An obvious merit of this edition is, that each volume has two sets of notes ; one mainly devoted to explaining the text, and placed at the foot of the page ; the other mostly occupied with matters of textual...
Page 116 - This contains the scientific treatment of those assumptions which enter into all our cognition of Reality. It consists of three parts, — Ontology, Cosmology, Phenomenology. The first part contains chapters on the Conception of Being, the Content of the Existent, Reality, Change, and Causation ; the second treats of Space, Time, Motion, Matter, and the Coherency of Natural Events ; the third, of the Subjectivity and Objectivity of Cognition. The Metaphysic of Lotze gives the key to his entire philosophical...