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Specimens of English prose style from Malory to Macaulay

George Saintsbury

Specimens of English prose style from Malory to Macaulay

by George Saintsbury

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Published by Kegan Paul in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementselected and annotated, with an introductory essay,by George Saintsbury.
The Physical Object
Pagination1903 printing xlvi, 367p.
Number of Pages1903
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21025808M

Notes on a Cellar-Book. George Saintsbury $ - $ Headlong Hall and Nightmare Abbey. George Saintsbury Specimens of French Literature from Villon to Hugo. George Saintsbury $ - $ [Works] Volume 16 Specimens of English Prose Style, from Malory to Macaulay. Selected and Annotated, with an Introductory Essay. George. Emilie Rose Macaulay, whom Elizabeth Bowen called "one of the few writers of whom it may be said, she adorns our century," was born at Rugby, where her father was an assistant master. Descended on both sides from a long line of clerical ancestors, she felt Anglicanism was in her blood/5().

The important characteristic of nonfiction genre is that the author is plenipotentiary to bedeck the story with his own opinion, express his view. Although the nonfiction book should be full of definite facts, the author can add some emotions to make this memoir or chronic and . Saintsbury’s well – considered Specimens of English Prose Style, from Malory to Macaulay (Kegan Paul), a volume, as we think, which bears fresh witness to the truth of the old remark that it takes a scholar indeed to make a good literary selection, has its motive sufficiently indicated in the very original “introductory essay,” which.

Saintbury, George. Specimens of English Prose Style from Malory to Macaulay. Selected and annotated, with an introductory essay. ——Essays in English Literature, – 2nd series. ——Corrected Impressions. ——A History of Nineteenth Century Literature, – Given his habitually gentle and guarded approach, we should not be misled by Pater's reference in a footnote in "Style" to George Saintsbury's Specimens of English Prose from Malory to Macaulay. The comment seems to be highly complimentary, though with a hint that Saintsbury's approach is one particular to himself, with which, perhaps, not.


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Dame Rose Saintsbury's well-considered Specimens of English Prose Style, from Malory to Macaulay (Kegan Shakspeare is always present when one reads his book; Macaulay is present when we follow the march of his.

Define Malory. Malory synonyms, Malory pronunciation, Malory translation, English dictionary definition of Malory. But the gentlemen persuaded Caxton until at last he undertook to "imprint a book of the noble histories of the said King Saintsbury's well-considered Specimens of English Prose Style, from Malory to Macaulay (Kegan.

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Specimens of French Literature from Villon to Hugo () Specimens of English Prose Style from Malory to Macaulay () A History of Elizabethan Literature () Essays in English Literature, (, 2 vols.) Essays on French Novelists () Miscellaneous Essays () Corrected Impressions () History of Nineteenth Century Born: Specimens of English prose style, from Malory to Macaulay; with an introductory essay: ISBN () Softcover, Nabu Press, The works of Honoré de Balzac.

Early life. Macaulay was born at Rothley Temple in Leicestershire on 25 Octoberthe son of Zachary Macaulay, a Scottish Highlander, who became a colonial governor and abolitionist, and Selina Mills of Bristol, a former pupil of Hannah More.

They named their first child after his uncle Thomas Babington, a Leicestershire landowner and politician, who had married Zachary's sister mater: Trinity College, Cambridge.

The ideas expressed by Pater in "Style" were developed between and in four related works, the first of which was his review of Specimens of English Prose Style from Malory to Macaulay, by George Saintsbury, his younger contemporary, acquaintance, and advocate of art for art's sake, who was fast becoming the leading English authority on prose style.

Saintsbury's well-considered Specimens of English Prose Style, from Malory to Macaulay (Kegan Paul), a volume, as we think, which bears fresh witness to the truth of the old remark that it takes a scholar indeed to make a [4] good literary selection, has its motive sufficiently indicated in the very original "introductory essay," which might.

The style has a transparent clarity and is poetic making Malory the first great prose stylist. Few writers of the century had been more successful than Malory in the use of dialogue and narrative.

His dialogue is singularly terse and direct so that Malory’s prose is Author: English Notes. Specimens of English Prose Style from Malory to Macaulay () and A History of Elizabethan Literature () followed. In Saintsbury was appointed to the Regius chair of rhetoric and English literature at the University of Edinburgh.

Sir Thomas Malory (c. – 14 March ) was an English writer, the author or compiler of Le Morte d'Arthur, the classic English-language chronicle of the Arthurian legend, published by William Caxton in Malory’s identity has never been confirmed, but the likeliest candidate is Sir Thomas Malory of Newbold Revel in :Warwickshire, England.

Saintsbury's well-considered Specimens of English Prose Style, from Malory to Macaulay (Kegan Paul), a volume, as we think, which bears fresh witness to the truth of the old remark that it takes a scholar indeed to make a [4] good literary selection, has its motive sufficiently indicated in the very original "introductory essay," which might well stand, along with the best of these extracts.

Specimens of English Prose Style from Malory to Macaulay () and A History of Elizabethan Literature () followed. In Saintsbury was appointed to the Regius chair of rhetoric and English literature at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. TUDOR PROSE STYLE: ENGLISH HUMANISTS AND THE PROBLEM OF A STANDARD (BOUND OFFPRINT FROM "ENGLISH LITTERARY RENAISSANCE", VOLUME 6, NOS 3) by ANNE DRURY HALL and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Saintsbury, George.

"English Prose Style," Specimens of English Prose Style from Malory to Macaulay. London: A not always safe historical sketch of English prose from the beginning of printing to the end of the nineteenth century.

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