Southey


Southey

This 1879 biography of poet and author Robert Southey (1774–1843), friend of Coleridge and Wordsworth, and Poet Laureate, provided a fresh and concise account of his literary endeavours and personal experiences. Written by Edward Dowden (1843–1913), an author and poet of the subsequent generation, and published in the first series of English Men of Letters, the work charts Southey's life, education, travels and literary activities, as well as his changing political views from the Jacobinism of his youth to the relatively conservative outlook of his later years. The book is notable for the extensive quotations which allow the reader to hear the subject's voice, but takes its cue from the writings as a whole instead of engaging in the analysis of individual books and poems.

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Sheridan

Margaret Oliphant

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William Courthope

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Bacon

Richard William Church

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Coleridge

Henry Duff Traill

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Sir Philip Sidney

John Addington Symonds

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Keats

Sidney Colvin

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Thomas Carlyle

John Nichol

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Wordsworth

F. W. H. Myers

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Swift

Leslie Stephen

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Dickens

Adolphus William Ward

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Gray

Edmund Gosse

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Sterne

Henry Duff Traill

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Macaulay

J. Cotter Morison

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Fielding

Austin Dobson

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Byron

John Nichol

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Locke

Thomas Fowler

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Alexander Pope

Leslie Stephen

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Charles Lamb

Alfred Ainger

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De Quincey

David Masson

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Sidney Colvin

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Dryden

George Saintsbury

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Hawthorne

Henry James

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Chaucer

Adolphus William Ward

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Cowper

Goldwin Smith

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Bunyan

James Anthony Froude

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Sir Walter Scott

Richard Holt Hutton

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Gibbon

James Cotter Morison

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Shelley

John Addington Symonds

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William Black

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Daniel Defoe

William Minto

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Robert Burns

John Campbell Shairp

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Spenser

Richard William Church

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Burke

John Morley

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Milton

Mark Pattison

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Thackeray

Anthony Trollope

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Hume

Thomas Henry Huxley

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Samuel Johnson

Leslie Stephen

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Bentley

R. C. Jebb

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