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Author Grierson, Herbert John Clifford, Sir, 1866-1960.

Title The personal note : or, First and last words from prefaces, introductions, dedications and epilogues / Herbert J. C. Grierson and Sandys Wason ... ...

Published London : Chatto & Windus, 1946.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail SpC/POYNT  820.82 GRIE    NOT FOR LOAN
Physical description viii, 190 pages, 1 unnumbered page ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical footnotes.
Contents Canterbury tales. Prologue to Sir Thopas ; Epilogue to the Parson's tale / Geoffrey Chaucer -- Utopia. Dedicatory letter to Peter Giles / Thomas More -- Arcadia. Dedicatory letter to the Countess of Pembroke / Philip Sidney -- Letter to My Lord Treasurer Burghley / Francis Bacon -- Volpone. Dedication to the two universities / Ben Jonson -- Faerie queen. Last words--from the VIII canto, unperfite / Edmund Spenser -- Historie of the world. Preface / Walter Raleigh -- Biathanatos. Preface / John Donne -- Reason of church government Book II. Prefatory / John Milton -- Paradise lost. Prelude to book III ; Prelude to book VII ; Prelude to book IX / John Milton -- Tempest. Prologue / John Dryden -- Cleomenes. Dedication to the Earl of Rochester / John Dryden.
Passive obedience. Preface / George Berkeley -- Tom Jones. Prelude to book VI / Henry Fielding -- Dictionary of the English language. Preface / Samuel Johnson -- Vicar of Wakefield. Advertisement / Oliver Goldsmith -- Account of Corsica. Preface to the third edition / James Boswell -- Poems. Preface to the Kilmarnock edition / Robert Burns -- Milton, a poem in two books. Preface / William Blake -- Lyrical ballads. Preface to editions of 1800-1802 / William Wordsworth -- Letter to Charles James Fox / William Wordsworth -- Hours of idleness. Preface ; Don Juan. Dedication / Lord Byron -- Endymion. Preface / John Keats -- Works. Dedication to S. T. Coleridge / Charles Lamb -- Prometheus unbound. Preface / Percy Bysshe Shelley -- Lady of the lake. Epilogue ; Fortunes of Nigel. Introductory epistle / Walter Scott.
Headlong Hall. Preface / Thomas Love Peacock -- Works. Preface / Sydney Smith -- History of Pendennis. Preface / W. M. Thackeray -- Last chronicle of Barset. Conclusion / Anthony Trollope -- Earthly paradise. Apology / William Morris -- Middlemarch. Prelude / George Eliot -- Virginibus puerisque. Dedication / R.L. Stevenson -- Poems. Preface to the second collection edition / Coventry Patmore -- Irish essays. Preface / Matthew Arnold -- Modern Painters. Preface to the first edition ; From the epilogue of 1813 ; Epilogue of 1888 / John Ruskin -- From Tiresias and other poems. To E. Fitzgerald ; Prefatory poem to my brother's sonnets / Lord Tennyson -- Travels in Arabia deserta. Preface to second edition / C. M. Doughty -- Mark Rutherford. Preface to the second edition / William Hale White -- Appearance and reality. Introduction / F.H. Bradley -- Travels in West Africa. Preface / Mary Kingsley -- Poems 1899-1905. Preface / W. B. Yeats -- Late lyrics and earlier. Apology / Thomas Hardy.
Local note SpC/POYN copy has the bookplate of Orde Poynton.
Other author Wason, Sandys, editor.
Subject Prefaces.
Prologues and epilogues.
English literature.
Variant Title First and last words from prefaces ..
Local donor Poynton, Orde Donor.