On the art of reading

On the art of reading

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THE BRANCH LIBRARIESNY PUBLIC LIBRARY 14384 75453 3333 Lxooist Sir Jt.By Quiller-Couch On the Art of Writing Studies in Literature On the Art of Reading By Sir Arthur M.A.Quiller-Couch, Fellow of Jesus College Edward VII Professor of LiteratureEnglishKing in the ofUniversity Cambridge - . , . . p , . ( G. P. Putnam's Sons New York and London Tkntcfcerbocfcer press 1920 COPYRIGHT, 1920 BY G. P. PUTNAM'S SONS f i * c , i , 'etc C C C ** * * , , , J I PREFACE HPHE twelve lectureshave thismuch in com-following * inmon with a twelveprevious published 1916 form nounder the title On the Art of Writing they but their central idea as Itreatise presentcompact the time to enforce amid thewas at it,compelled with and withdust of skirmishing opponents practical difficulties. and to somecover extent, reflection,byThey which a few whochronicle a friends,period during and believed in were to estab-had an idea it, fighting at In thelish the present English Tripos Cambridge. carried our without a vote: but theend we proposals was stiff for a while and I on ; feared, startingopposition to read over these for the that they mightpages press, totoo occasional and I ambe happydisputatious. and that thethink on the are not;that, whole, they he wonder at its discursiveness,reader, maythough fromwill find the free Anypolemic.argument pretty of 1onewho has inherited a library 7th century theology the ashes of deadwill with me of allthat, dust,agree controversies afford the driest.

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THE BRANCH LIBRARIESNY PUBLIC LIBRARY
14384 75453 3333
LxooistSir Jt.By Quiller-Couch
On the Art of Writing
Studies in LiteratureOn the Art of Reading
By
Sir Arthur M.A.Quiller-Couch,
Fellow of Jesus College
Edward VII Professor of LiteratureEnglishKing
in the ofUniversity Cambridge
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G. P. Putnam's Sons
New York and London
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1920COPYRIGHT, 1920
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