George Borrow: The Man and His Books
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George Borrow: The Man and His Books

By Edward Thomas
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  • George Borrow, by Edward Thomas
  • GEORGE BORROW THE MAN AND HIS BOOKS
    • NOTE
    • DEDICATION TO E. S. P. HAYNES
    • CHAPTER I—BORROW’S AUTOBIOGRAPHY
    • CHAPTER II—HIS OWN HERO
    • CHAPTER III—PRESENTING THE TRUTH
    • CHAPTER IV—WHAT IS TRUTH?
    • CHAPTER V—HIS PREDECESSORS
    • CHAPTER VI—THE BIOGRAPHER’S MATERIAL
    • CHAPTER VII—PORTRAITS OF THE ARTIST
    • CHAPTER VIII—CHILDHOOD
    • CHAPTER IX—SCHOOLDAYS
    • CHAPTER X—LEAVING SCHOOL
    • CHAPTER XI—LITERATURE AND LANGUAGES
    • CHAPTER XII—LONDON
    • CHAPTER XIII—“JOSEPH SELL”
    • CHAPTER XIV—OUT OF LONDON
    • CHAPTER XV—AN EARLY PORTRAIT
    • CHAPTER XVI—THE VEILED PERIOD
    • CHAPTER XVII—THE BIBLE SOCIETY: RUSSIA
    • CHAPTER XVIII—THE BIBLE SOCIETY: SPAIN
    • CHAPTER XIX—“THE ZINCALI”
    • CHAPTER XX—“THE BIBLE IN SPAIN”
    • CHAPTER XXI—“THE BIBLE IN SPAIN”: THE CHARACTERS
    • CHAPTER XXII—“THE BIBLE IN SPAIN”: STYLE
    • CHAPTER XXIII—BETWEEN THE ACTS
    • CHAPTER XXIV—“LAVENGRO” AND “THE ROMANY RYE”
    • CHAPTER XXV—“LAVENGRO” AND “THE ROMANY RYE”: THE CHARACTERS
    • CHAPTER XXVI—“LAVENGRO” AND “THE ROMANY RYE”: THE STYLE
    • CHAPTER XXVII—BORROW AND LOW LIFE
    • CHAPTER XXVIII—WALKING TOURS
    • CHAPTER XXIX—“WILD WALES”
    • CHAPTER XXX—“WILD WALES” (continued)
    • CHAPTER XXXI—“WILD WALES”: STYLE
    • CHAPTER XXXII—“ROMANO LAVO-LIL”
    • CHAPTER XXXIII—LAST YEARS
    • CONCLUSION
    • BIBLIOGRAPHY OF GEORGE BORROW
      • 1823
      • 1824
      • 1825.
      • 1826.
      • 1828-9.
      • 1830.
      • 1832.
      • 1833.
      • 1835.
      • 1836.
      • 1837.
      • 1838.
      • 1841.
      • 1842.
      • 1843.
      • 1851.
      • 1852.
      • 1857.
      • 1859.
      • 1860.
      • 1861.
      • 1862.
      • 1863.
      • 1872.
      • 1874.
      • 1876.
      • 1877.
      • 1880.
      • 1881.
      • 1882.
      • 1883.
      • 1884.
      • 1885.
      • 1886.
      • 1887.
      • 1888.
      • 1889.
      • 1890.
      • 1891.
      • 1892.
      • 1893.
      • 1894.
      • 1895.
      • 1896.
      • 1899.
      • 1900.
      • 1901.
      • 1902.
      • 1903.
      • 1904.
      • 1905.
      • 1906.
      • 1907.
      • 1908.
      • 1909.
      • 1910.
      • 1911.
      • 1912.
    • 1823
    • 1824
    • 1825.
    • 1826.
    • 1828-9.
    • 1830.
    • 1832.
    • 1833.
    • 1835.
    • 1836.
    • 1837.
    • 1838.
    • 1841.
    • 1842.
    • 1843.
    • 1851.
    • 1852.
    • 1857.
    • 1859.
    • 1860.
    • 1861.
    • 1862.
    • 1863.
    • 1872.
    • 1874.
    • 1876.
    • 1877.
    • 1880.
    • 1881.
    • 1882.
    • 1883.
    • 1884.
    • 1885.
    • 1886.
    • 1887.
    • 1888.
    • 1889.
    • 1890.
    • 1891.
    • 1892.
    • 1893.
    • 1894.
    • 1895.
    • 1896.
    • 1899.
    • 1900.
    • 1901.
    • 1902.
    • 1903.
    • 1904.
    • 1905.
    • 1906.
    • 1907.
    • 1908.
    • 1909.
    • 1910.
    • 1911.
    • 1912.
    • INDEX
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