A Library of the World A Library of the World's Best Literature - Ancient and Modern - Vol.XXXV (forty-five volumes); Southey-Suetonius
by Charles Dudley Warner

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Popular American essayist, novelist, and journalist CHARLES DUDLEY WARNER (1829-1900) was renowned for the warmth and intimacy of his writing, which encompassed travelogue, biography and autobiography, fiction, and more, and influenced entire generations of his fellow writers. Here, the prolific writer turned editor for his final grand work, a splendid survey of global literature, classic and modern, and it's not too much to suggest that if his friend and colleague Mark Twain-who stole Warner's quip about how "everybody complains about the weather, but nobody does anything about it"-had assembled this set, it would still be hailed today as one of the great achievements of the book world. Highlights from Volume 35 include: . the poetry of Robert Southey . the verse of Edmund Spenser . the philosophy of Benedict Spinoza . the writings of Madame de Staël . the poetry of Edmund Clarence Stedman . excerpts from Laurence Sterne's Tristram Shandy . the writings of Robert Louis Stevenson . excerpts from Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin . and much, much more.

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  • Publisher: Cosimo Classics
  • ISBN-10: 1-60520-235-5
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-60520-235-8
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  • Published on: July 01, 2008
  • Number of items: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • 564 pages

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