Studies of a Biographer
|Studies of a Biographer (1898)
|by the editor of the Dictionary of National Biography.|
Edinburgh: T. and A. Constable, Printers to Her Majesty
I have to acknowledge with many thanks the permission of the proprietors of the National Review (in which most of the following articles appeared), of the Fortnightly Review, and of the Cornhill Magazine, to republish these studies.
|The Story of Scott's Ruin||1|
|The Importation of German||38|
|Oliver Wendell Holmes||160|
|Life of Tennyson||196|
The following chapters are reprinted from articles which, with three exceptions, appeared in the National Review. The chapter upon 'Huxley' appeared in the Nineteenth Century; that upon 'Milton' in the Quarterly Review; and the chapter 'In Praise of Walking' in the Monthly Review. I have to thank the proprietors of these periodicals for permission to republish them.
|Shakespeare as a Man||1|
|New Lights on Milton||86|
|Robert Louis Stevenson||206|
|The Cosmopolitan Spirit in Literature||247|
This work was published before January 1, 1923, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.