Includes bibliographical references (p. -323) and index.
A Note on Romanization of Japanese and Chinese Words -- 1. Early years. Childhood and St Paul's. Schoolboy Verse -- 2. Oxford and London. Trinity College. Fitzroy. Primavera -- 3. A BM Era. The British Museum. Little London. Editorial Combat -- 4. Images of the Floating World. Japonisme. The Creation of a Classic Collection. Ukiyo-e as Literature -- 5. London Visions. Whistler's London. 'Philanthropist with a Camera'. Soft-Focus Cityscapes -- 6. Adam's Dream. Poetry and Drama 1398-1905. Dream Come True -- 7. The Generation Gap. Art Criticism. Drama and Poetry 1905-1913. Bulldogs -- 8. Sung Landscapes and Romantic Poets. The Sub-Department of Oriental prints and Drawings. Romantic Scholarship -- 9. For the Fallen. 'We will remember them'. For Dauntless France -- 10. Sirens in the Waste Land. Indian Art. Arthur. Symphonies -- 11. East and West. The Far East. End of a BM Era -- 12. Conversing with Paradise. 'Slowness is Beauty'. Time for Stripping the Spirit Bare.
Chronological Check-list of Selected Writings by Laurence Binyon -- Secondary Literature and Contemporary Reviews -- General Bibliography of Works Cited -- Manuscripts.