Genius, and other essays

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Genius, and other essays  (1911) 
by Edmund Clarence Stedman

GENIUS AND OTHER ESSAYS


BY

EDMUND CLARENCE STEDMAN


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NEW YORK

MOFFAT, YARD AND COMPANY

1911


Copyright, 1911, by

MOFFAT, YARD AND COMPANY

New York


Published, September, 1911


CONTENTS

CHAPTER PAGE
I. Genius 1
II. What is Criticism? 38
III. A Belt of Asteroids 46
IV. Keats 82
V. Landor 91
VI. William Blake, Poet and Painter 102
VII. Whittier 107
VIII. Mr. Bryant's "Thirty Poems" 111
IX. Mr. Bryant's "Homer" 125
X. Stoddard's Poems 141
XI. Mrs. Stoddard's Novels 154
XII. Mrs. Stoddard's Poems 159
XIII. Stoddard's Last Poem 166
XIV. Austin Dobson 174
XV. Eugene Field 183
XVI. Edwin Booth 193
XVII. King—"The Frolic and the Gentle" 215
XVIII. Guy Wetmore Carryl 220
XIX. Treasure Tombs at Mykenæ 225
XX. Sidney Lanier 250
XXI. Julia Ward Howe 254
XXII. Emma Lazarus 264
XXIII. Kipling's Ballads of "The Seven Seas" 268
XXIV. Wendell's "Cotton Mather" 274
XXV. Juliet's Runaway, Once More 280


EDITORIAL NOTE


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