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ESSAYS FROM ADDISON

Selected and Edited, With Introductions, Notes, Glossary, Etc by J. H. Fowler

MACMILLAN AND CO., LIMITED

ST. MARTIN'S STREET, LONDON

YEAR OF PUBLICATION: 1938

English Literature Series, No. 1

Hardcover with cloth boards.

Gilt lettes and decorations on spine.

Very good condition.

Pages: 114

Dimensions: 17 x 11,5 cm

CONTENTS.
Introduction, - vii
I Life, viii
II. Addison as a Writer, ix
III. Introductory Notes to the Selected Essays, - xii
IV. Dr. Johnson on Addison, xvi
Essays:
I. The Choice of Hercules, 1
II. Jupiter and the Destinies, .... Q
III. The Social Concert, 11
IV. Adventures op a Shilling, 16
V. Frozen Voices, 20
VI. The Spectator's Account of Himself, 25
VII. Uses of the Spectator, 29
VIII. Ghost Stories, 33
IX. Opera Lions, 37
X. Reflections in Westminster Abbey, 41
XI. Remarks on the English by the Indian Kings, 44
XII. Friendship, - - 48
XIII. Dream of a Picture Gallery, .... 52

XIV. Sir Roger at Home, 56
XV. Sir Roger at Church, 59
XVI. Mischiefs of Party Spirit, 62
XVII. The Vision of Mirza, 66
XVIII. Good-Nature, 71
XIX. Good-Nature (Continued), 75
XX. Literary Criticism, - - 80
XXI. Gesture in Oratory, 83
XXII. Pleasures of Imagination, 86
XXIII. Wisdom and Riches, 90
XXIV. Death of Sir Roger, 94
Notes, 98
Glossary, -" 105
Questions, Ill
Subjects for Essays, 113
Helps to Further Study, 114

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Joseph Addison (1 May 1672 – 17 June 1719) was an English essayist, poet, playwright, and politician. He was the eldest son of The Reverend Lancelot Addison. His name is usually remembered alongside that of his long-standing friend Richard Steele, with whom he founded The Spectator magazine.

 

 

 

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