Author:Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

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Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch was a Cornish-born literary critic and anthologist. Best known for editing the Oxford Book of English Verse.
Pseudonyms: Q, A. T. Quiller-Couch.
This author wrote articles for the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica.
Articles attributed to this author are designated in EB1911 by the initials "A. T. Q.-C."
Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch



A collected edition of Q's fiction appeared as Tales and Romances (30 volumes, 1928–29).

Works from periodicals[edit]


  • Green Bays: Verses and Parodies (1893)* (external scan)
  • Poems and Ballads (1896)
  • The Golden Pomp: a Procession of English Lyrics from Surrrey to Shirley (1905) (external scan)
  • The Pilgrims' Way: a Little Scrip of Good Counsel for Travellers (1906) (external scan)
  • English Sonnets (1910) (external scan)
  • The Vigil of Venus, and Other Poems (1912)* (external scan)
  • The Oxford Book of Ballads (1920?) (external scan)
  • The Oxford Book of Victorian Verse (1922) (external scan)

Criticism, anthologies and non-fiction[edit]

  • The Golden Pomp, a procession of English lyrics from Surrey to Shirley (1895)
  • Adventures in Criticism (1896)* (external scan)
  • Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250–1900 also online (1900)
  • From a Cornish Window (1906)* (external scan)
  • English Sonnets (1910)
  • The Sleeping Beauty and other Fairy Tales from the Old French (1910)*
  • Historical tales from Shakespeare (1910) (external scan)
  • The Oxford Book of Ballads (1911)
  • In Powder and Crinoline: Old Fairy Tales Retold (1913)
  • Introduction to Arthur Rackham's Book of Pictures (1912)
  • On the Art of Writing (1916)* (external scan)
  • Notes on Shakespeare's Workmanship (1917)
  • Memoir of Arthur John Butler (1917) (external scan)
  • Studies in Literature First Series and Second Series (1918) (external scan)
  • On the Art of Reading (1920)* (external scan)
  • The Oxford Book of Victorian Verse (1922)
  • Oxford Book of English Prose (1923)


Encyclopaedia Britannica[edit]

"Brown, Thomas Edward," in Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed., 1911)


Transcription projects[edit]

Works about Quiller-Couch[edit]

Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1928.

The longest-living author of these works died in 1944, so these works are in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 78 years or less. These works may be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.