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The Letters and Prose Writings of William Cowper: Volume IV : Letters 1792-1799 - William Cowper

The Letters and Prose Writings of William Cowper: Volume IV

Letters 1792-1799

Hardcover Published: 1st March 1984
ISBN: 9780198126812
Number Of Pages: 532

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When completed, this edition will contain about 1300 letters, 1000 of which will be printed from the original MSS. About two-thirds of the letters will contain material that has hitherto been unpublished.

...all should be pleased with the authoritative text and the editors' criteria for selection. * The Eighteenth Century: A Current Bibliography * A model of editorial tact, thoroughness, and clarity. Not only does this edition greatly enlarge the canon of Cowper's prose, it provides at every point, unobtrusively and economically, exactly what the reader needs: a chronology of Cowper's life at the beginning of each volume, brief introductory characterizations of the volume as a whole and of Cowper's individual correspondents during the relevant period, precise textual information, concise annotation, lists of letters included and of those known to be missing, a fine index...indispensable. * Patricia Meyer Spacks, Journal of English and German Philology * ...all should be pleased with the authoritative text and the editors' criteria for selection. * The Eighteenth Century: A Current Bibliography * A model of editorial tact, thoroughness, and clarity. Not only does this edition greatly enlarge the canon of Cowper's prose, it provides at every point, unobtrusively and economically, exactly what the reader needs: a chronology of Cowper's life at the beginning of each volume, brief introductory characterizations of the volume as a whole and of Cowper's individual correspondents during the relevant period, precise textual information, concise annotation, lists of letters included and of those known to be missing, a fine index...indispensable. * Patricia Meyer Spacks, Journal of English and German Philology *

ISBN: 9780198126812
ISBN-10: 0198126816
Series: Letters & Prose Writings of William Cowper : Book 4
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 532
Published: 1st March 1984
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 3.33
Weight (kg): 0.82