Manual Of English Prose Literature

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Atlantic Publishers & Dist, 1995
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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
QUALITIES OF STYLE 14
14
JEREMY TAYLOR
20
KINDS OF COMPOSITION 2528
25
DE QUINCEY MACAULAY CARLYLE
31
CHARACTER
38
OPINIONScriticisms
46
Vocabulary
49
Persuasion
123
THOMAS CARLYLE LIFE
130
CHARACTER
133
OPINIONS
137
QUALITIES OF STYLE
156
KINDS OF COMPOSITION
166
PART II
179
FIFTEENTH CENTURY Pecock Fortescue Capgrave Caxton
185

Sentences
50
Paragraphs
53
Figures of Speech
55
QUALITIES OF STYLE Simplicity
60
Clearness
62
Strength
64
Pathos
68
Humour
69
Melody and Harmony
71
KINDS OF COMPOSITION Description
72
Narration
74
THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY LIFE
76
CHARACTER
80
OPINIONS
84
ELEMENTS OF STYLE Vocabulary
86
Paragraphs
88
Figures of Speech
96
QUALITIES OF STYLE Simplicity
103
Clearness
106
Strength
108
Pathos
112
The Ludicrous
113
Melody Harmony Taste
114
Narration
117
Exposition
122
THIRD QUARTER OF SIXTEENTH CENTURY Ascham Wilson
194
RICHARD HOOKER
210
John LYLY
224
FROM 1610 TO 1840
236
OTHER WRITERS
252
FROM 1640 TO 1870
261
ABRAHAM COWLEY
286
OTHER WRITERS
295
FROM 1670 TO 1700
312
JOHN DRYDEN
328
FROM 1700 TO 1730
342
JONATHAN SWIFT
357
JOSEPH ADDISON
373
SIR RICHARD STEELE
388
OTHER WRITERS
396
FROM 1730 TO 1780
409
OTHER WRITERS
425
EDMUND BURKE
455
FROM 1790 TO 1820
488
ROBERT HALL
500
OTHER WRITERS
509
V
516
SELECT WRITERS OF THE EARLY PART
519
Philosophy Hamilton
526
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