Axel's Castle - A Study in Imaginative Literature of 1870-1930

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Read Books, 2008 - Biography & Autobiography - 328 pages
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Originally published in 1897, this early works is a fascinating novel of the period and still an interesting read today. Contents include; The function of Latin, Chansons De Geste, The Matter of Britain, Antiquity in Romance, The making of English and the settlement of European Prosody, Middle High German Poetry, The 'Fox, ' The 'Rose, ' and the minor Contributions of France, Icelandic and Provencal, The Literature of the Peninsulas, and Conclusion..... Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900's and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwor

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This book was not originally published in 1897, when the author was aged 2.

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LEWIS M. DABNEY, editor, is the author of "Edmund Wilson: A Life in Literature" and the editor of Wilson's last journal, "The Sixties," and of "Edmund Wilson: Centennial Reflections," He is a professor of English at the University of Wyoming.

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