Author:Paget Jackson Toynbee

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Paget Jackson Toynbee
(1855–1932)
British Dante scholar; described Toynbee as 'the most influential Dantean scholar of his time'

Works[edit]

  • Specimens of Old French (Cent. IX to Cent. XV) (1892).
  • Historical French Grammar (1896).
  • A dictionary of proper names and notable matters in the works of Dante (1898) (external scan)
  • Dante Alighieri (1900) (external scan)
  • Il Testo Wittiano della Divina Commedia riveduto (1900).
  • Cary’s Dante, with introduction and notes (1900-2), in 3 vols.
  • Dante Studies and Researches (1902)
  • Dante in English literature from Chaucer to Cary (c. 1380-1844) (1909), in 2 vols.
  • Concise Dictionary of Proper Names and Notable Matters in the Works of Dante (1914)
  • Dante Studies (1921) (external scan)

Articles[edit]

  • 'A Chronological List of English Translations from Dante from Chaucer to the present day' in The twenty-ninth annual report of the Dante Society (1906) (external scan)
  • 'An unrecorded seventeenth century version of the Vita di Dante of Leonardo Bruni' in The twenty-ninth annual report of the Dante Society (Cambridge, Mass.) 1910 (1912)
  • 'History of the letters of Dante from the fourteenth century to the present day' in The thirty-sixth annual report of the Dante Society (1919) (external scan)
  • 'Dante in English art' in The thirty-eighth annual report of the Dante Society (Cambridge, Mass.) 1919 (1921)
  • 'The Oxford Dante' in The forty-second, forty-third, and forty-fourth annual report of the Dante Society (Cambridge, Mass.) 1926 (1926)

As editor[edit]

  • The letters of Horace Walpole, fourth earl of Orford (1903-5), in 16 vols.
  • In the Footprints of Dante: A Treasury of Verse and Prose from the Works of Dante (1907)
  • The Correspondence of Gray, Walpole, West and Ashton (1734-1771) (1915)
  • Dantis Allegherii Epistolae: The Letters of Dante (1920) (external scan)
  • Thomas Gray, Correspondence (1935), co-edited with Leonard Whibley


Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1925.


The author died in 1932, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less. Works by this author may also 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.