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The literary relations of Addison and his chief contemporaries

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The first twenty-four years of Plato’s life were lived during this war, and the issues raised by the conflict affected many areas of his thought, including his literary theory. Even before Athens’ defeat, she had witnessed a brief coup at the hands of the oligarchical party in . The Thomas C. Mann papers at The Texas Collection provide a look at Latin America through the materials of a career foreign diplomat during the ss. Thomas C. Mann was born in Laredo, Texas, on Novem , where he grew up bilingual due to the close proximity of his . A renewed intimacy, of which more hereafter, with Lords Holland and Lauderdale, awakened Godwin’s somewhat waning interest in politics, which however, had only waned, because he had drifted out of political into purely literary circles. On the death of Charles James Fox, for whom his admiration had always been sincere, he wrote the éloge which is subjoined, and which was printed in the. Dickinson’s reading in the Springfield Republican, as well as her personal and literary relationship with its editor-in-chief, Samuel Bowles, had a large influence on her life and writing. On around Janu , Dickinson wrote to Bowles, who was in New York, planning to sail to Europe.


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NEW TESTAMENT LITERATURE. § 1. From lino, to daub or smear (supine, litum), comes litera, a mark, and more especially a significant mark—a character—a letter of the plural (literce) denotes—1, the letters of the alphabet collectively—2, then any combination of them in a written composition—whether smaller (e.

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Though he was also a poet and dramatist, Joseph Addison (–) is best known as an essayist, and indeed he contributed much to the development of the essay form, which, like the literary form of the letter, flourished in the. Courtesy of The National Portrait Gallery, London. The modern essay began in two periodicals, The Tatler (–11), founded by Sir Richard Steele, and The Spectator (–12), founded by Steele and Joseph kindly and witty essays by these men appealed to the middle class in the coffeehouses rather than to the nobility in their palaces.

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English writers were treading in the steps of Boileau and Horace. Roscommon selected for a poem the lively topic of "translated verse," and Sheffield had written with Dryden an essay upon satire, and afterwards a more elaborate essay upon poetry. To these masterpieces, said Addison, another masterpiece was now added by Pope's Essay upon Criticism.

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