The English essay and essayist,

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Bibliographic Details
Author / Creator:Walker, Hugh, 1855-1939
Imprint:London, Toronto, J.M. Dent & Sons, ltd.; New York, E.P. Dutton & Co., 1915.
Description:vii, 343 p. 21 cm.
Series:The channels of English literature
Subject:Authors, English
English essays -- History and criticism.
Authors, English
English essays
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Format: Print Book
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Anticipations of the essay
  • The aphoristic essayists
  • The character-writers
  • Miscellaneous essayists of the seventeenth century
  • The Queen Anne essayists
  • The imitators of Steele and Addison
  • The transition from the eighteenth century
  • The early reviewers of the nineteenth century: some of their victims, and others
  • The early magazines of the nineteenth century
  • The historian-essayists
  • The latter half of the nineteenth century
  • Some essayists of yesterday
  • Index.