Modern English essays .. Rhys, Ernest, 1859-1946

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Rhys, Ernest, 1859-1946
English essays; English literature -- History and criticism; English literature.
  • v. 1. Montaigne (Mark Pattison) A word about Spinoza (Matthew Arnold) A sensitive agitator (Walter Bagehot) "A charm of birds" (Charles Kingsley) Old age (R. W. Emerson) Thoreau (J. R. Lowell) John Stuart Mill's "Autobiography" (R. H. Hutton) An English gnostic ("The Spectator") About Rymer and his Fœdera" ("The Athenæum") Walter Savage Landor (A. C. Swinburne) Notes on Leonard da Vinci (Walter Pater) The romance of the peerage (Frederic Harrison) Christopher Marlowe (Edward Dowden)
  • v. 2. Carlyle (Rt. Hon. Augustine Birrell) Gay's Fables (Austin Dobson) The poetry of Edgar Allan Poe (Andrew Lang) A cynic's apology (Leslie Stephen) Cats (Edmond Gosse) Christopher Smart (Edmund Gosse) A belt of asteroids (E. C. Stedman) Faistaff (George Radford) Ramblings in Cheapside (Samuel Butler) Walking tours, (R. L. Stevenson) Goldsmith (Austin Dobson) A transiator of Plato's "Republic" (Richard Garnett) Hugh Latimer (H. C. Beeching) The poets' poet (J. W. Hales)
  • v. 3. William Hazlitt (W. E. Henley) Scott and Dumas (George Saintsbury) Henry Fielding and "Joseph Andrews" (George Saintsbury) Abraham Lincoln as orator and letterwriter (Lordy Bryce) A point of biography (Alice Meyneli) Genius loci (Vernon Lee) Sir Thomas Browne (J. A. Symonds) Borrow's "Wild Walae" (T. Watts-Dunton) The essays of Elia (The Rt. Hon. Augustine Birrell) Izaak Walton (Andrew Lang) The death of Robert Louis Stevenson (Sir A. T. Quiller-Couch) Irish folk and fairy tales (W. B. Yeats) THe author of "Peter Wilkins" (A. B. Bullen) The sun and the brook (Richard Jefferies) Dr. Brandes on Shakespeare (William Archer) A cloud of pinafores (Max Beerbohm) Evelyn's diary (G. W. E. Russell)
  • v.4. A philosopher that failed (E. V. Lucas) The dream children of literature (Ricahard Le Gallienne) Maria Edgeworth (Brander Matthews) Tales of the sea (Joseph Conrad) The grey kirk (R. B. C. Graham) On an unknown country (Hilaire Belloc) On the approach of an awful doom (Hilaire Belloc) Miss Mary Wilkins (W. L. Courtney) The city of Bath (Arthur Waugh) Shaw and Swift (H. W. Massingham) Of comfort (H. W. Nevinson) The Pilgrim fathers (John Masefield) Thomas Huxley (Sir Oliver Lodge) The rose (L. P. Smith) The hill-tarn (Fiona Macleod) Winter stars (Fiona Macleod) The death of Swinburne (Ernest Rhys) "Mary Barton" (Thomas Seccombe) "Dombey and son" (G. K. Chesterton) A defense of nonsense (G. K. Chesterton) The inn (Edward Chesterton) A defense of nonsense (G. K. Chesterton) The inn (Edward Thomas) The castle of Carbonek (Edward Thomas)
  • v.5. "The magic flute" (A. Clutton-Brock) Hawthorne (Robert Lynd) On taking a holiday (A. G. Gardiner) Reverie of a sportsman (John Galsworthy) The samphire gatherer (W. H. Hudson) Heathenism (G. Santayana) The art of the essayist (A. C. Benson) A note on Henry James (James Huneker) A dead man (J. C. Squire) The lonely author (J. C. Squire) Walter Bagehot (George Sampson) Richard Jefferies' "Amaryllis at the fair" (Edward Garnett) The poetry of John Clare (J. M. Murry) On going dry (A. A. Milne) The Venice of England (H. J. Massingham) William Morris (Alfred Noyes) William James and his work (C. M. Bakewell) The five images of love (Grace Rhys) The recreations of the Spitalfields weavers (E. G. A. Holmes) The crystal vase (Maurice Hewlett) Plato as a novelist (V. D. Scudder) A rare traveller: W. H. Hudson (Ernest Rhys).
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