ISBN 10: 0684166364 ISBN 13: 9780684166360 Publication Date: 1982
British Writers, Volume 1-8, is a collection of critical essays covering writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the 14th century to the present day. The contributors analyze many individual works and engage the reader with their distinctive themes and stylistic. Introductory essays and chronological tables open each volume and provide historical background.
Volume V: ELIZABETH GASKELL to FRANCIS THOMPSON
List of Subjects in Volume V:
ELIZABETH GASKELL by Miriam Allott 1 WILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY by John Carey 17 CHARLES DICKENS by Barbara Hardy 41 EDWARD LEAR by Joanna Richardson 75 ANTHONY TROLLOPE by Hugh Sykes Davies 89 THE BRONTES by Winifred Gerin 105 ARTHUR HUGH CLOUGH by Isabel Armstrong 155 JOHN RUSKIN by Peter Quennell 173 GEORGE ELIOT by Lettice Cooper 187 MATTHEW ARNOLD by Kenneth Allott 203 GEORGE MEREDITH by Phyllis Bartlett 219 DANTE GABRIEL ROSSETTI by Oswald Doughty 235 CHRISTINA ROSSETTI by Georgina Battiscombe 247 LEWIS CARROLL by Derek Hudson 261 LESLIE STEPHEN by Phyllis Grosskurth 277 WILLIAM MORRIS by Philip Henderson 291 ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE by Ian Fletcher 309 WALTER HORATIO PATER by Ian Fletcher 337 GERARD MANLEY HOPKINS by Graham Storey 361 ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON by G. B. Stem 383 OSCAR WILDE by John Stokes 399 GEORGE GISSING by A. C. Ward 423 FRANCIS THOMPSON by Peter Butter 439