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CONTENTS :—Poems for Italy; Dramatic Lyrics ; Miscellaneous.
“Uncommon lyrical power and deep poetic feeling.”—LITERARY CHURCHMAN.
Barnes (Rev. W.).—POEMS OF RURAL LIFE IN COM
MON ENGLISH. By the Rev. W. BARNES, Author of
“ Poems of Rural Life in the Dorset Dialect.” Fcap. 8vo. 6s. “ In a high degree pleasant and novel. The book is by no means one which the lovers of descriptive poetry can afford to lose.”—ATHENÆUM.
Bell.–ROMANCES AND MINOR POEMS.
GLASSFORD BELL. Fcap. 8vo. 6s.
Besant.-STUDIES IN EARLY FRENCH POETRY.
WALTER BESANT, M.A. Crown. Svo. 8s. 6d. A sort of impression rests on most minds that French literature begins with the “siècle de Louis Quatorze ;” any previous literature being for the most part unknown or ignored. Few know anything of the enormous literary activity that began in the thirteenth century, was carried on by Rulebeuf, Marie de France, Gaston de Foix, Thibault de Champagne, and Lorris ; wus fostered by Charles of Orleans, by Margaret of Valois, by Francis the First; that gave a crowd of versifiers to France, enriched, strengthened, developed, and fixed the French language, and prepared the way for Corneille and for Racine. The present work aims to afford information and direction touching the early efforts of France in poetical literature.
“In one moderately sized volume he has contrived to introduce us to the very best, if not to all of the early French poets.”—ATHENÆUM. Bradshaw.-AN ATTEMPT TO ASCERTAIN THE STATE
OF CHAUCER’S WORKS, AS THEY WERE LEFT AT
In the Press.
Brimley.-ESSAYS BY THE LATE GEORGE BRIMLEY,
M.A. Edited by the Rev. W. G. CLARK, M.A. With Portrait.
Cheaper Edition. Fcap. 8vo. 35. 6d. Essays on literary topics, such as Tennyson's " Poems," Carlyli's “Life of Stirling,” “Bleak House," &*c., reprinted from Fraser, the Spectator, and like periodicals.
Broome.—THE STRANGER OF SERIPHOS. A Dramatic
Poem. By FreDERICK NAPIER BROOME. Fcap. Svo. 5s. Founded on the Greek legend of Danae and Perseus.
“Grace and beauty of expression are Mr. Broome's characteristics'; and these qualities are displayed in many passages.”—ATHENÆUM.
Church (A. J.).--HORÆ TENNYSONIANÆ, Sive Eclogae
e Tennysono Latine redditæ. Cura A. J. Church, A.M.
Extra fcap. 8vo. 6s. Latin versions of Selections from Tennyson. Among the authors are the Editor, the late Professor Conington, Professor Seeley, Dr. Hessey, Mr. Kebbel, and other gentlemen.
Clough (Arthur Hugh).—THE POEMS AND PROSE REMAINS OF ARTHUR HUGH CLOUGH.
With a Selection from his Letters and a Memoir. Edited by his Wife. With Portrait. Two vols. crown 8vo.
Or Poems separately, as below. The late Professor Clough is well known as a graceful, tender poet, and as the scholarly translator of Plutarch. The letters possess high interest, not biographical only, but literary-discussing, as they do, the most important questions of the time, always in a genial spirit. The Remains"
” include papers on “ Retrenchment at Oxford;” on Professor F. W. Newman's book “ The Soul ;" on Wordsworth ; on the Formation of Classical English ; on some Modern Poems (Matthew Arnold and the late Alexander Smith), &c. &c.
THE POEMS OF ARTHUR HUGH CLOUGH, sometime Fellow
of Oriel College, Oxford. With a Memoir by F. T. PALGRAVE, Third Edition. Fcap. 8vo. 6s.
POETRY E BELLES LETTRES.
“ From the higher mind of cultivated, all-questioning, but still conser. vative England, in this our puzzled generation, we do not know of any utterance in literature so characteristic as the poems of Arthur Hugh Clough."-FRASER'S MAGAZINE.
Dante.—DANTE'S COMEDY, THE HELL. Translated by
W. M. Rossetti. Fcap. 8vo. cloth. 55. " The aim of this translation of Dante may be summed up in one word -Literality. . . . To follow Dante sentence for sentence, line for line, word for word-neither more nor less has been my strenuous endeavour.” -AUTHOR'S PREFACE.
De Vere.—THE INFANT BRIDAL, and other Poems. By
AUBREY DE VERE. Fcap. 8vo. 75. 6d. “Mr. De Vere has taken his place among the poets of the day. Pure and tender feeling, and that polished restraint of style which is called classical, are the charms of the volume."-SPECTATOR.
Doyle (Sir F. H.).—Works by Sir Francis Hastings Doyle,
Professor of Poetry in the University of Oxford :
THE RETURN OF THE GUARDS, AND OTHER POEMS.
Fcap. 8vo. 75. “Good wine needs no bush, nor good verse a preface; and Sir Francis Doyle's verses run bright and clear, and smack of a classic vintage. ... His chief characteristic, as it is his greatest charm, is the simple manliness which gives force to all he writes. It is a characteristic in these days rare enough.”—EXAMINER.
LECTURES ON POETRY, delivered before the University of
Oxford in 1868. Crown Svo. 35. 6d. THREE LECTURES :-(1) Inaugural ; (2) Provincial Poetry; (3) Dr Newman's “ Dream of Gerontius."
"Full of thoughtful discrimination and fine insight: the lecture on • Provincial Poetry' seems to us singularly true, eloquent, and instructive." -SPECTATOR.
Evans.- BROTHER FABIAN'S MANUSCRIPT, AND
OTHER POEMS. By SEBASTIAN Evans. Fcap. 8vo. cloth. 6s.
“In this volume we have full assurance that he has 'the vision and the faculty divine.' Clever and full of kindly humour."-GLOBE.
Furnivall.—LE MORTE D'ARTHUR. Edited from the Harleian
M.S. 2252, in the British Museum. By F. J. FURNIVALL, M.A.
With Essay by the late HERBERT COLERIDGE. Fcap. 8vo. 7s.6d. Looking to the interest shown by so many thousands in Mr. Tennyson's Arthurian poems, the editor and publishers have thought that the old version would possess considerable interest. It is a reprint of the celebrated Harleian copy ; and is accompanied by index and glossary.
Garnett.—IDYLLS AND EPIGRAMS. Chiefly from the Greek Anthology. By RICHARD GARNETT. Fcap. 8vo.
“A charming little book. For English readers, Mr. Garnett's translalations will open a new world of thought.”—WESTMINSTER REVIEW.
GUESSES AT TRUTH. By Two BROTHERS. With Vignette,
Title, and Frontispiece. New Edition, with Memoir. Fcap. 8vo. 6s. “ The following year was memorable for the commencement of the • Guesses at Truth.' He and his Oxford brother, living as they did in constant and free interchange of thought on questions of philosophy and literature and art ; delighting, each of them, in the epigrammatic terseness which is the charm of the . Pensées' of Pascal, and the Caractères' of La Bruyère-agreed to utter themselves in this form, and the book appeared, anonymously, in two volumes, in 1827."-MEMOIR.
Hamerton.-A PAINTER'S CAMP. By PHILIP GILBERT
HAMERTON. Second Edition, revised. Extra fcap. 8vo. 6s. Book I. In England; Book II. In Scotland; Book III. In France. This is the story of an Artist's encampments and adventures. The headings of a few chapters may serve to convey a notion of the character of the book: A Walk on the Lancashire Moors; the Author his own Housekeeper and Cook; Tents and Boats for the Highlands ; The Author encamps on an uninhabited Island ; A Lake Voyage ; A Gipsy Journey to Glen Coe; Concerning Moonlight and Old Castles ; A little French City ; A Farm in the Autunois, &c. &c.
POETRY E BELLES LETTRES.
“ His pages sparkle with happy turns of expression, not a few well-told anecdotes, and many observations which are the fruit of attentive study and wise reflection on the complicated phenomena of human life, as well as of unconscious nature."- WESTMINSTER REVIEW. ETCHING AND ETCHERS. A Treatise Critical and Practical.
By P. G. HAMERTON. With Original Plates by REMBRANDT,
" It is a work of which author, printer, and publisher may alike feel proud. It is a work, too, of which none but a genuine artist could by possibility have been the author.”—SATURDAY Review.
Herschel.—THE ILIAD OF HOMER. Translated into English
Hexameters. By Sir John HERSCHEL, Bart. 8vo. 18s. A version of the Iliad in English Hexameters. The question of Homeric translation is fully discussed in the Preface.
“ It is admirable, not only for many intrinsic merits, but as a great man's tribute to Genius.”—ILLUSTRATED LONDON News. HIATUS: the Void in Modern Education. Its Cause and Antidote.
By Outis. Svo. 8s. 6d. The main object of this Essay is to point out how the emotional element which underlies the Fine Arts is disregarded and undeveloped at this time so far as (despite a pretence at filling it up) to constitute an Educational Hiatus. HYMNI ECCLESIÆ. See "THEOLOGICAL SECTION.”
Huxley (Professor).-LAY SERMONS, ADDRESSES,
AND REVIEWS. By T. H. HUXLEY, LL.D., F.R.S. 8vo. ras. 6d.
Fourteen discourses on the following subjects :-On the Advisableness of Improving Natural K’nowledge ; Emancipation-Black and White ; A Liberal Education, and where to find it ; Scientific Education ; on the Educational Value of the Natural History Sciences ; on the Study of Zoology ; on the Physical Basis of Life; the Scientific Aspects of Positivism ; on a Piece of Chalk ; Geological Contemporaneity and Persistent Types of Life ; Geological Reform ; the Origin of Species ; Criticisms on the “ Origin of Species ;" on Descartes' “ Discourse touching the Method of using one's Reason rightly and of seeking Scientific Truth."