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An edition of On the art of writing (1916)

On the art of writing

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Language
English
Pages
302

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A series of lectures delivered at the University of Cambridge in 1913 and 1914, according to the Preface the text is pretty close to unchanged from the text of the lectures.

The twelve chapters are entitled:

  • Inaugural
  • The Practice of Writing
  • On the Difference between Verse and Prose
  • On the Capital Difficulty of Verse
  • Interlude: On Jargon
  • On the Capital Difficulty of Prose
  • Some Principles Reaffirmed
  • On the Lineage of English Literature 1
  • On the Lineage of English Literature 2
  • English Literature in Our Universities 1
  • English Literature in Our Universities 2
  • On Style

There is also an Index.

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Book Details


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New York

Table of Contents

I Inaugural.
II The practice of writing.
III On the difference between verse and prose.
IV On the capital difficulty of verse.
V Interlude: on jargon.
VI On the capital difficulty of prose.
VII Some principles reaffirmed.
VIII On the lineage of English literature (I).
IX On the lineage of English literature (II).
X English literature in our universities (I).
XI English literature in our universities (II).
XII On style.

Edition Notes

"Series of lectures, which were delivered in the University of Cambridge in 1913-1914."

Classifications

Library of Congress
PN145 .Q6 1916a

The Physical Object

Pagination
3 p. l., v-vii, 302 p.
Number of pages
302

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL6586422M
Internet Archive
onartwriting00quilgoog
LC Control Number
16009154
OCLC/WorldCat
327536
Library Thing
562776

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