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The Writings of Mark Twain

By: Mark Twain
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The Works of William Shakespeare : Life, Glossary : Reprinted from...

By: Shakespeare, William
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The Works of William Shakespeare : Life, Glossary : Reprinted from...

By: Shakespeare, William
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The History of Early English Literature : Being the History of Eng...

By: Stopford Augustus Brooke
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A Guide to the Best Historical Novels and Tales

By: Jonathan Nield

Introduction: It is not proposed, in these preliminary remarks, to sketch in detail the origin and growth of the Historical Novel; this has already been amply done by Professor Saintsbury and others. I shall be content to approach the subject on its general side, offering, at the same time, some critical suggestions which will, I hope, not be without value to readers of Romance.

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A Dog's Tale

By: Mark Twain

Excerpt: Chapter One. My father was a St. Bernard, my mother was a collie, but I am a Presbyterian. This is what my mother told me, I do not know these nice distinctions myself. To me they are only fine large words meaning nothing. My mother had a fondness for such; she liked to say them, and see other dogs look surprised and envious, as wondering how she got so much education. But, indeed, it was not real education; it was only show: she got the words by listening in th...

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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, With a Full and Compreh...

By: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Duyckinck, George Long, 1823-1863

26; unnumbered picture pages with blank tissue; margins narrow at gutter.

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English Literature

By: Stopford Augustus Brooke, Jacob Harris Patton
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The Works of Shakespeare : Volume 8

By: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Gollancz, Israel, Sir, 1864-1930
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The Complete Works of William Shakespeare : With a Life of the Poe...

By: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Hudson, Henry Norman, 1814-1886; Crosby, Joseph, 1821-1891, Former Owner; Hudson, Henry Norman, 1814-1886, Inscriber
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The Works of William Shakespeare; The Text Regulated by the Folio ...

By: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616; Duyckinck, George L. (George Long), 1823-1863
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Sir Sidney Lee's New Edition of a Life of William Shakespeare; Som...

By: Greenwood, G. G. (Granville George), Sir 1850-1928
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What Is Man and Other Essays of Mark Twain

By: Mark Twain

Excerpt: What Is Man and Other Essays by Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens).

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The Famous History of the Life of King Henry the Eighth: A Histori...

By: William Shakespeare

Excerpt: THE Famous History of the Life of King Henry the Eight. The PROLOGVE. I Come no more to make you laugh, Things now, That beare a Weighty, and a Serious Brow, Sad, high, and working, full of State and Woe: Such Noble Scoenes, as draw the Eye to flow We now present. Those that can Pitty, heere May (if they thinke it well) let fall a Teare, The Subiect will deserue it. Such as giue Their Money out of hope they may beleeue, May heere finde Truth too.

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The Cambridge History of English Literature : Volume 1

By: Ward, Adolphus William, Sir 1837-1924; Waller, Alfred Rayney, 1867-1922

Includes bibliographies

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1601

By: Mark Twain

[MEM.-The following is supposed to be an extract from the diary of the Pepys of that day, the same being Queen Elizabeth's cup-bearer. It is supposed that he is of ancient and noble lineage; that he despises these literary canaille; that his soul consumes with wrath to see the queen stooping to talk with such; and that the old man feels that his nobility is defiled by contact with Shakespeare, etc., and yet he has got to stay there till her Majesty chooses to dismiss him...

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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections and Illustr...

By: William Shakespeare; Samuel Johnson; George Steevens; Joseph Dennie; Isaac Reed
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Those Extraordinary Twins

By: Mark Twain

A man who is born with the novel-writing gift has a troublesome time of it when he tries to build a novel. I know this from experience. He has no clear idea of his story; in fact he has no story.

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Ksiaga Herbowa Rodaw Polskich

By: Juliusz Ostrowski
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Report of the Children's Commission to the Governor and Legislatur...

By: New Hampshire. Children's Commission
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