Chobham book of English prose

  • 264 Pages
  • 1.64 MB
  • English
Small, Maynard , Boston
English prose literature -- History and criti
Statementby the Hon. Stephen Coleridge ...
LC ClassificationsPR751 .C57 1923
The Physical Object
Pagination3 p. 1., 5-264 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14120035M
LC Control Number24021447

Chobham book of English prose. Boston, Small, Maynard c (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Coleridge; Stephen William Buchanan Coleridge Hon. This book--unique in its international scope--gathers together those rare jewels of the English language that take plain prose to artistic heights.

Beginning with Sir Thomas Malory and ending with Kazuo Ishiguro, this anthology chronologically traces the evolution of prose/5(5). Inspired prose, however, is a much rarer thing. In The New Oxford Book of English Prose, John Gross has gathered together those rare jewels of the English language that take plain prose to artistic heights.

The pared-down style of Hemingway didnt happen overnight/5(5). The Chobham book of English prose, (Boston: Small, Maynard, c), by Stephen Coleridge (page images at HathiTrust) Victorian prose, a book of selections, (New York, Prentice-Hall, inc., ), by Finley Melville Kendall Foster, ed.

by Helen Constance White (page images at. A Book of English Prose. Part II, Arranged for Secondary and High Schools. Percy Lubbock. 0 (0 Reviews) Free Download. Read Online. This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more. You can also read the full text online using our ereader.

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This new anthology of writing in English proves to be much more than a revision of the Oxford Book of English Prose. Gross, a journalist and editor of the Oxford Books of Aphorisms (), Essays (LJ 2/1/91), and Comic Verse (), collects some of the same authors, but he makes different : John Gross.

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THE NEW OXFORD BOOK OF ENGLISH PROSE SIR THOMAS MALORY 3 Morte Darthur WILLIAM CAXTON 6 The Game and Play Chobham book of English prose book the Chess • Proem to The Canterbury Tales JOHN BOURCHIER, LORD BERNERS 7 Froissart's Chronicles JOHN FISHER, BISHOP OF ROCHESTER 9 The Ways to Perfect Religion SIR THOMAS MORE 10 Utopia • The History of King Richard III.

A few years ago I read Heart of Darkness for a school project and absolutely fell in love with the prose and vivid imagery. Since graduation I've struggled to find the energy for fiction, mostly sticking to philosophy and political theory. Recently I found myself on a flight without any battery on my phone and only one book to keep me company for four hours.

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Book Description Originally published inthis book of English prose for school children forms part of a two-volume series. This second volume contains selections for secondary and high schools and covers a broad variety of literary styles, moving chronologically from the late-medieval period through to the nineteenth century.

Between and English prose became more polite and less closely tied to speech. A large scale feminisation of literary and other values coincided with the development of a mature print culture; these two historical trends make themselves felt in the evolution of by: Unlike so many other "Oxford Book of." assemblages, this one was compiled with a great deal of thought and care, over the course of twenty years, I believe.

And /5(23). Oxford Books of Prose The anthologies of Oxford Books of Prose span a number of subject areas, including Ghost stories, tales from Japan, short stories, essays, military anecdotes, and more. Compiled by an impressive list of notable editors, each anthology brings you the most coveted and historically relevant selections in any given genre.

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He is primarily remembered for the monumental "Oxford Book of English Verse " (later extended to ), and for his literary criticism. He guided the taste of many who never met him, including American writer Helene Hanff, author of 84 Charing Cross Road, its sequel, Q's Legacy, and the putatively more.4/5(5).

Books shelved as prose: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger, by George Orwell, To Kill a Mockingbird by. The best prose poetry and modernist French poetry, including Arthur Rimbaud, Gertrude Stein, Francis Ponge and Claudia Rankine, recommended by Jeremy Noel-Tod, poetry critic and editor of the Penguin Book of the Prose Poem.

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From that time ever since, the sad friends of truth, such as durst appear, imitating the careful search that Isis made for the mangled body of Osiris, went up and down gathering up. English prose literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism Filed under: English prose literature -- 18th century Letters for Literary Ladies: To Which is Added, An Essay on the Noble Science of Self-Justification (second edition, ), by Maria Edgeworth (HTML at Celebration of Women Writers).

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1. The Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan (). A story of a man in search of truth told with the simple clarity and beauty of Bunyan’s prose make this the ultimate English : Guardian Staff.Prose is a form or technique of language that exhibits a natural flow of speech and grammaticaltextbooks and newspaper articles are all examples of prose.

The word prose is frequently used in opposition to traditional poetry, which is language with a regular structure and a common unit of verse based on metre or r, as T.

S. Eliot noted, whereas "the distinction.