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The Sir Roger de Coverley papers from "The Spectator", edited with introduction, notes, and questions, by Mary E. Litchfield.

Title
The Sir Roger de Coverley papers from "The Spectator", edited with introduction, notes, and questions, by Mary E. Litchfield.
Author
Addison, Joseph, 1672-1719
Publication
Boston, New York [etc.] Ginn and company [c1925]

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Additional Authors
  • Steele, Richard, Sir, 1672-1729
  • Budgell, Eustace, 1686-1737
  • Litchfield, Mary E. (Mary Elizabeth), 1854-
Description
xxxvii, 186 p. front. (port.); 18 cm.
Series Statement
Standard English classics
Bibliography (note)
  • "Suggestions for students": p. xxxv-xxxvii.
Processing Action (note)
  • committed to retain
Contents
Political conditions -- Social conditions resulting from political events -- The writers of the Sir Roger de Coverley papers: Addision, Steele, Budgell -- Journalism and party literature -- The Tatler and Spectator and their predecessors -- The public to which the Spectator appealed -- Addison and Steele as writers of the Spectator -- Characteristics of Queen Anne literature -- Literary qualities of the Sir Roger de Coverley papers -- The Spectator in its relations to English life and English literature -- The Spectator's account of himself -- Sir Roger and the club -- Sir Roger moralizes -- A club debate -- Sir Roger's client -- The Spectator at Coverley Hall -- The Coverley household -- Will Wimble -- Sir Roger's ancestors -- Coverley ghosts -- A country Sunday -- Sir Roger in love -- The shame of poverty and the dread of it -- Labor and exercise -- Sir Roger goes a-hunting -- A village witch -- Sir Roger's reflections on the widow -- Rural manners -- Sir Roger at the Assizes -- The education of an heir -- Mischiefs of party spirit -- Gypsies at Coverley -- The Spectator looks toward London -- To London by stage-coach -- Sir Andrew argues with Sir Roger -- Sir Roger in London -- Sir Roger in Westminster Abbey -- Sir Roger at the play -- Will Honeycomb discourses -- Sir Roger at Vauxhall -- Death of Sir Roger -- A new master at Coverley Hall.
LCCN
^^^26005557^
OCLC
  • 4374101
  • SCSB-11607410
Owning Institutions
Harvard Library