Essays in Criticism (Paperback)

Second Series (Classic Reprint)

By Matthew Arnold

Forgotten Books, 9781330364130, 402pp.

Publication Date: February 2, 2019

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Excerpt from Essays in Criticism: Second Series

This is not the place to attempt a Character of Mr. Arnold, even as a critic or an essayist. A preface would expand into a volume if it attempted to indicate even the materials for thought on such subjects, handled by Mr. Arnold, as Poetry, Gray, Keats, Shelley, Byron, Wordsworth (to name no others), which are the subjects of some of the Essays here collected. This is the last volume he ever put together, and it contains some of his ripest, best, most interesting writing.

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