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by Mary Russell Mitford

Author: Mary Russell Mitford
Subcategory: History & Criticism
Language: English
Publisher: Cambridge University Press; 1 edition (September 23, 2010)
Pages: 340 pages
Category: Fiction and Literature
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Recollections of a Literary Life. Or, Books, Places, and People.

Recollections of a Literary Life. Volume 1. Mary Russell Mitford. Publisher: Cambridge University Press. Better known for her five volume portrait of English rural life, Our Village, Mary Russell Mitford (1787–1855) was one of the most prolific female writers of her day. Part critical essay, part autobiography, Recollections consists of a series of sketches on and selections from Mitford's favourite authors, stemming from her desire 'to make others relish a few favourite writers as heartily as I have relished them myself'.

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Mary Russell Mitford. Harper, 1852 - 558 pages. Page 545 - STUDIES serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability.

Download PDF. eBook - FREE. Recollections of a Literary Life: Or, Books, Places and People, Volume 1. Their chief use for delight is in privateness and retiring ; for ornament, is in discourse ; and for ability, is in the judgment and disposition of business. For expert men can execute, and perhaps judge of particulars, one by one ; but the general counsels, and the plots, and marshalling of affairs come best from those that are learned.

Mitford wears her immense literary skill lightly and Recollections is masterfully written, full of lively wit and fascinating biographical detail. Published just three years before Mitford's death, it was based on earlier articles and letters. Cambridge Library Collection: Women's Writing (Paperback). Cambridge University Press. Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

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Start by marking Recollections of a Literary Life 3 Volume Set: Or, Books, Places, and People as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. The collection is arranged according to Mitford's own eclectic system of categorization including 'fashionable poets', 'cavalier poets', and 'poetry that poets love'. Mitford wears her immense literary skill lightly and Recollections is masterfully written, full of lively wit and fascinating biographical detail. Authors included range from Chaucer to Sir Walter Scott and Mitford's friend Elizabeth Barrett Browning.

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of a Literary Life: Volume 1: Or, Books, Places, and People (Cambridge Library Collection - Literary Studies).

Recollections of a Literary Life: Volume 1: Or, Books, Places, and People (Cambridge Library Collection - Literary Studies). by Mary Russell Mitford. Better known for her five volume portrait of English rural life, Our Village, Mary Russell Mitford (1787-1855) was one of the most prolific female writers of her day.

Better known for her five volume portrait of English rural life, Our Village, Mary Russell Mitford (1787-1855) was one of the most prolific female writers of her day. Part critical essay, part autobiography, Recollections consists of a series of sketches on and selections from Mitford's favourite authors, stemming from her desire 'to make others relish a few favourite writers as heartily as I have relished them myself'. The collection is arranged according to Mitford's own eclectic system of categorization including 'fashionable poets', 'cavalier poets', and 'poetry that poets love'. This first volume contains essays on Beaumont and Fletcher, Sidney, Herrick, Samuel Johnson, and Robert and Elizabeth Barrett Browning and several others. Mitford wears her immense literary skill lightly and Recollections is masterfully written, full of lively wit and fascinating biographical detail. Published just three years before Mitford's death, it was based on earlier articles and letters.