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The Resource The Oxford book of essays, chosen and edited by John Gross

The Oxford book of essays, chosen and edited by John Gross

Label
The Oxford book of essays
Title
The Oxford book of essays
Statement of responsibility
chosen and edited by John Gross
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
UKM
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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1935-2011
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Gross, John
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  • English essays
  • American essays
Label
The Oxford book of essays, chosen and edited by John Gross
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: 1991
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • On dreams
  • Columbus and Crusoe
  • V.S. Naipaul
  • The bankrupt man
  • John Updike
  • Thomas Browne
  • Of anger
  • Thomas Fuller
  • A degenerate noble
  • Samuel Butler
  • Of charity, or the Love of God
  • Jeremy Taylor
  • Of avarice
  • Abraham Cowley
  • Of truth
  • 'Chaucer' (from Preface to the fables)
  • John Dryden
  • Good manners and good breeding
  • Jonathan Swift
  • Thoughts in Westminster Abbey
  • Joseph Addison
  • On recollections of childhood
  • Richard Steele
  • Upon affectation
  • Lord Chesterfield
  • Francis Bacon
  • The levee
  • Benjamin Franklin
  • The poor and their betters
  • Henry Fielding
  • Dignity and uses of biography
  • Samuel Johnson
  • Of the dignity or Meanness of human nature
  • David Hume
  • On dress
  • Oliver Goldsmith
  • A chambermaid
  • On war
  • James Boswell
  • Dream children
  • Charles Lamb
  • On the pleasure of hating
  • William Hazlitt
  • Getting up on cold mornings
  • Leigh Hunt
  • The knocking at the gate in Macbeth
  • Thomas de Quincey
  • Thomas Overbury
  • from Signs of the times
  • Thomas Carlyle
  • from Lord Clive
  • Lord Macaulay
  • On secrecy
  • Henry Taylor
  • Secular knowledge not a principle of action
  • John Henry Newman
  • The conservative
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson --
  • An antiquary
  • The haunted mind
  • Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • 'Bentham and Coleridge' (from Coleridge)
  • John Stuart Mill
  • City of London churches
  • Charles Dickens
  • Autour de mon chapeau
  • William Makepeace Thackeray
  • The plumber
  • Anthony Trollope
  • John Earle
  • Night and moonlight
  • Henry David Thoreau
  • The philosophy of Christianity
  • James Anthony Froude
  • Thomas Carlyle
  • George Eliot
  • Heine and the Philistines (from Heinrich Heine)
  • Matthew Arnold
  • Thoughts of God
  • Mark Twain
  • How the distempers of these times should affect wise men
  • Wasps
  • W.H. Hudson
  • On the departure of a guest
  • Hilaire Belloc
  • On being mondern-minded
  • Bertrand Russell
  • The dream
  • Winston Churchill
  • Evening parties
  • Rose Macaulay
  • Owen Felltham
  • The death of the moth
  • Virginia Woolf
  • My own ten rules for a happy marriage
  • James Thurber
  • About myself
  • E.B. White
  • The gangster as tragic hero
  • Robert Warshow
  • Robert Graves and the twelve Caesars
  • Gore Vidal
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
xxiii, 680 pages
Isbn
9780199556557
Lccn
2009291009
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)234297380
  • (OCoLC)ocn234297380
  • 840510
Label
The Oxford book of essays, chosen and edited by John Gross
Publication
Note
Originally published: 1991
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • On dreams
  • Columbus and Crusoe
  • V.S. Naipaul
  • The bankrupt man
  • John Updike
  • Thomas Browne
  • Of anger
  • Thomas Fuller
  • A degenerate noble
  • Samuel Butler
  • Of charity, or the Love of God
  • Jeremy Taylor
  • Of avarice
  • Abraham Cowley
  • Of truth
  • 'Chaucer' (from Preface to the fables)
  • John Dryden
  • Good manners and good breeding
  • Jonathan Swift
  • Thoughts in Westminster Abbey
  • Joseph Addison
  • On recollections of childhood
  • Richard Steele
  • Upon affectation
  • Lord Chesterfield
  • Francis Bacon
  • The levee
  • Benjamin Franklin
  • The poor and their betters
  • Henry Fielding
  • Dignity and uses of biography
  • Samuel Johnson
  • Of the dignity or Meanness of human nature
  • David Hume
  • On dress
  • Oliver Goldsmith
  • A chambermaid
  • On war
  • James Boswell
  • Dream children
  • Charles Lamb
  • On the pleasure of hating
  • William Hazlitt
  • Getting up on cold mornings
  • Leigh Hunt
  • The knocking at the gate in Macbeth
  • Thomas de Quincey
  • Thomas Overbury
  • from Signs of the times
  • Thomas Carlyle
  • from Lord Clive
  • Lord Macaulay
  • On secrecy
  • Henry Taylor
  • Secular knowledge not a principle of action
  • John Henry Newman
  • The conservative
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson --
  • An antiquary
  • The haunted mind
  • Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • 'Bentham and Coleridge' (from Coleridge)
  • John Stuart Mill
  • City of London churches
  • Charles Dickens
  • Autour de mon chapeau
  • William Makepeace Thackeray
  • The plumber
  • Anthony Trollope
  • John Earle
  • Night and moonlight
  • Henry David Thoreau
  • The philosophy of Christianity
  • James Anthony Froude
  • Thomas Carlyle
  • George Eliot
  • Heine and the Philistines (from Heinrich Heine)
  • Matthew Arnold
  • Thoughts of God
  • Mark Twain
  • How the distempers of these times should affect wise men
  • Wasps
  • W.H. Hudson
  • On the departure of a guest
  • Hilaire Belloc
  • On being mondern-minded
  • Bertrand Russell
  • The dream
  • Winston Churchill
  • Evening parties
  • Rose Macaulay
  • Owen Felltham
  • The death of the moth
  • Virginia Woolf
  • My own ten rules for a happy marriage
  • James Thurber
  • About myself
  • E.B. White
  • The gangster as tragic hero
  • Robert Warshow
  • Robert Graves and the twelve Caesars
  • Gore Vidal
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
xxiii, 680 pages
Isbn
9780199556557
Lccn
2009291009
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)234297380
  • (OCoLC)ocn234297380
  • 840510

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