Six lectures on literature

Charles Harold HERFORD (1853 - 1931)

C. H. Herford was Professor of English Literature at the Victoria University of Manchester in era when public lectures were published in pamphlet form. The six lectures in this collection span Herford's career at the University during the turbulent first two decades of the twentieth century. Taking a historical view, Herford covers a wide range of eras and writers in an exploration of the roots of English literature. - Summary by Phil Benson

Genre(s): Literary Criticism

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 The permanent power of English poetry (1902) Phil Benson
Play 02 The bearing of English studies on the national life (1910) Phil Benson
Play 03 Is there a poetic view of the world (1916) part 1 Phil Benson
Play 04 Is there a poetic view of the world (1916) part 2 Phil Benson
Play 05 The poetry of Lucretius (1917) Phil Benson
Play 06 Norse myth in English poetry (1919) Phil Benson
Play 07 The normality of Shakespeare illustrated in his treatment of love and marriage (1920) Phil Benson