Views and Reviews: Essays in appreciation: Literature
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Views and Reviews: Essays in appreciation: Literature

By William Ernest Henley
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  • Views and Reviews, by William Ernest Henley
  • VIEWS AND REVIEWS
    • PREFATORY
    • DICKENS
      • A ‘Frightful Minus’
      • His Method.
      • His Development.
      • His Results.
      • Ave atque Vale.
    • A ‘Frightful Minus’
    • His Method.
    • His Development.
    • His Results.
    • Ave atque Vale.
    • THACKERAY
      • His Worshippers.
      • His Critics.
      • Which is Right?
      • His Style.
      • His Mission.
    • His Worshippers.
    • His Critics.
    • Which is Right?
    • His Style.
    • His Mission.
    • DISRAELI
      • His Novels.
      • A Contrast.
      • His Backgrounds.
      • His Men and Women.
      • His Style.
      • His Oratory.
      • His Speeches as Literature.
      • The Great Earl.
    • His Novels.
    • A Contrast.
    • His Backgrounds.
    • His Men and Women.
    • His Style.
    • His Oratory.
    • His Speeches as Literature.
    • The Great Earl.
    • ALEXANDRE DUMAS
      • His Components.
      • Himself.
      • At Least.
      • His Monument.
    • His Components.
    • Himself.
    • At Least.
    • His Monument.
    • GEORGE MEREDITH
      • His Qualities.
      • His Defects.
      • Another Way.
      • Rhoda Fleming.
      • The Tragic Comedians.
      • The Egoist.
      • In Metre.
      • The Fashion of Art.
    • His Qualities.
    • His Defects.
    • Another Way.
    • Rhoda Fleming.
    • The Tragic Comedians.
    • The Egoist.
    • In Metre.
    • The Fashion of Art.
    • BYRON
      • Byron and the World.
      • Byron and Wordsworth.
    • Byron and the World.
    • Byron and Wordsworth.
    • HUGO
      • His Critics.
      • Some Causes and Effects.
      • Environment.
      • Equipment and Achievement.
      • His Diary.
      • For and Against.
      • What Lives of Him.
    • His Critics.
    • Some Causes and Effects.
    • Environment.
    • Equipment and Achievement.
    • His Diary.
    • For and Against.
    • What Lives of Him.
    • HEINE
      • The Villainy Translation.
      • The Proof of It.
    • The Villainy Translation.
    • The Proof of It.
    • MATTHEW ARNOLD
      • His Verse.
      • His Failure.
      • His Triumphs.
      • His Prose.
    • His Verse.
    • His Failure.
    • His Triumphs.
    • His Prose.
    • HOMER AND THEOCRITUS
      • The Odyssey.
      • The Idylls.
      • Old Lamps and New.
    • The Odyssey.
    • The Idylls.
    • Old Lamps and New.
    • RABELAIS
      • His Essence.
      • His Secret.
    • His Essence.
    • His Secret.
    • SHAKESPEARE
      • A Parallel.
    • A Parallel.
    • SIDNEY
      • His Expression of Life.
      • His Fame.
    • His Expression of Life.
    • His Fame.
    • TOURNEUR
      • His Style.
      • His Matter.
    • His Style.
    • His Matter.
    • WALTON
      • The Compleat Angler.
      • Master Piscator.
    • The Compleat Angler.
    • Master Piscator.
    • HERRICK
      • His Muse.
      • His Moral.
      • His Piety.
    • His Muse.
    • His Moral.
    • His Piety.
    • LOCKER
      • His Qualities.
      • His Effect.
    • His Qualities.
    • His Effect.
    • BANVILLE
      • His Nature.
      • His Art.
    • His Nature.
    • His Art.
    • DOBSON
      • Method and Effect.
    • Method and Effect.
    • BERLIOZ
      • The Critic.
      • A Prototype.
      • His Theory of Autobiography.
    • The Critic.
    • A Prototype.
    • His Theory of Autobiography.
    • GEORGE ELIOT
      • The Ideal.
      • The Real.
      • Appreciations.
    • The Ideal.
    • The Real.
    • Appreciations.
    • BORROW
      • His Vocation.
      • Ideals and Achievements.
      • Himself.
    • His Vocation.
    • Ideals and Achievements.
    • Himself.
    • BALZAC
      • Under which King?
      • The Fact.
    • Under which King?
    • The Fact.
    • LABICHE
      • Teniers or Daumier?
      • Labiche.
    • Teniers or Daumier?
    • Labiche.
    • CHAMPFLEURY
      • The Man.
      • The Writer.
    • The Man.
    • The Writer.
    • LONGFELLOW
      • Sea Poets.
      • Longfellow.
    • Sea Poets.
    • Longfellow.
    • TENNYSON
      • St. Agnes’ Eve.
      • Indian Summer.
      • His Mastership.
    • St. Agnes’ Eve.
    • Indian Summer.
    • His Mastership.
    • GORDON HAKE
      • Aim and Equipment.
    • Aim and Equipment.
    • LANDOR
      • Anti-Landor.
      • His Drama.
    • Anti-Landor.
    • His Drama.
    • HOOD
      • How Much of Him?
      • Death’s Jest-Book.
      • His Immortal Part.
    • How Much of Him?
    • Death’s Jest-Book.
    • His Immortal Part.
    • LEVER
      • How He Lived.
      • What He Was.
      • How He Wrote.
    • How He Lived.
    • What He Was.
    • How He Wrote.
    • JEFFERIES
      • His Virtue.
      • His Limitation.
      • The General.
      • Last Words.
    • His Virtue.
    • His Limitation.
    • The General.
    • Last Words.
    • GAY
      • The Fabulist.
      • The Moralist.
      • After All.
    • The Fabulist.
    • The Moralist.
    • After All.
    • ESSAYS AND ESSAYISTS
      • The Good of Them.
      • Generalities.
      • In Particular.
    • The Good of Them.
    • Generalities.
    • In Particular.
    • BOSWELL
      • His Destiny.
      • His Critic.
      • Himself.
    • His Destiny.
    • His Critic.
    • Himself.
    • CONGREVE
      • His Biographers and Critics.
      • The Real Congreve.
      • The Dramatist.
      • The Writer.
    • His Biographers and Critics.
    • The Real Congreve.
    • The Dramatist.
    • The Writer.
    • ARABIAN NIGHTS ENTERTAINMENTS
      • Its Romance.
      • Its Comedy.
      • Sacer Vates.
    • Its Romance.
    • Its Comedy.
    • Sacer Vates.
    • RICHARDSON
      • His Fortune.
      • Pamela.
      • Grandison.
      • Clarissa.
    • His Fortune.
    • Pamela.
    • Grandison.
    • Clarissa.
    • TOLSTOÏ
      • The Man and the Artist.
      • Ivan Iliitch.
      • War and Peace.
    • The Man and the Artist.
    • Ivan Iliitch.
    • War and Peace.
    • FIELDING
      • Illusions.
      • Facts.
      • The Worst of It.
    • Illusions.
    • Facts.
    • The Worst of It.
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