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Spences Anecdotes, observations, and characters of books and men

Spence, Joseph

Spences Anecdotes, observations, and characters of books and men

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by Spence, Joseph

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Published by W. Scott in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pope, Alexander, -- 1688-1744.,
  • Literature -- Anecdotes.,
  • Authors, English.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Other titlesAnecdotes, observations, and characters of books and men :
    Statementedited, with an introduction and notes, by John Underhill.
    SeriesCamelot series
    ContributionsUnderhill, John.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxviii, 223 p. ;
    Number of Pages223
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17238705M

      Books were prized for being shocking or funny or, even better, both, and the promise that a book would make the reader “laugh out loud” seemed entirely plausible. Why not? It .   Alexander Pope, as quoted in Observations, Anecdotes, and Characters, of Books and Men () by Joseph Spence [arranged, with notes, by the late Edmund Malone], pp. 28–29 & .

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Observations, Anecdotes and Characters of Books of Man Collected from Conversations Volume I Joseph Spence James Osborn. An authoritative text, together with an introduction, commentary notes, and scholarly apparatus.

Anecdotes Humor: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Spence, Joseph, Spence's "Anecdotes, observations, and characters of books and men.". London, W. Scott [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Alexander Pope; Alexander Pope: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Spence; John Underhill.

Hardcover. Spence (–) was a historian and literary scholar, most famous for this collection of anecdotes, first published inwhich is an invaluable resource for historians of 18th century English literature (Augustan literature).

24 illustrations. Octavo, two volumes. Original blue cloth bindings, with gilt : Joseph Spence. SPENCE'S ANECDOTES; LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS; Close section Observations, Anecdotes, and Characters of Books and Men.

Close section PART III ANECDOTES FROM SPENCE'S TRAVELS ON THE CONTINENT (§§ –) –; –; –; Close section End Matter Close section APPENDIXES. appendix to § 18 Pope at Bromley's School. London: W. Carpenter, First Edition. Leather bound.

8 5/8 X 5 1/2. xxxix, pp. Bound in circa 19th century full polished calf with boards ruled in gilt. Spine lettered in gilt over black. Five raised bands and gilt floral designs to spine. Inner dentelles in blind. Edges speckled. Marbled endpapers.

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Anecdotes, Observations, and Characters, of Books and Men: Collected from the Conversation of Mr. Pope, and Other Eminent Persons of His Time (Classic Reprint) (Paperback) Joseph Spence. Anecdotes, observations, and characters, of books and men.

Collected from the conversation of Mr. Pope and other eminent persons of his time. [microform] (London, W.H.

Carpenter, ), by Joseph Spence and Samuel Weller Singer (page images at HathiTrust). Close section Observations, Anecdotes, and Characters of Books and Men.

Close section PART I ANECDOTES BY AND ABOUT ALEXANDER POPE (1–) POPE'S CHILDHOOD. 1–; –; –; –; –; –; –; Close section PART II ANECDOTES CONCERNING OTHER ENGLISHMEN (–) –; –; –; Anecdotes Early works Early works to Anecdotes Early works to Additional Physical Format: Online version: Spence, Joseph, Observations, anecdotes, and characters, of books and men.

London, J. Murray, (OCoLC) Named Person: Alexander Pope; Alexander Pope: Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book. - Buy Anecdotes, Observations, and Characters, of Books and Men: Collected from the Conversation of Mr. Pope, and Other Eminent Persons of His Time (Classic Reprint) book online at best prices in India on Read Anecdotes, Observations, and Characters, of Books and Men: Collected from the Conversation of Mr.

Pope, and Other Author: Joseph Spence. He also featured in the television series called Spenser, and also in several movies based on these novels. The character made his first appearance in in a book titled “The Godwulf Manuscript” and is presently being written by Ace Atkins.

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Joseph Spence (), anecdotist and professor of poetry in New College, Oxford, is best known for his Essay on Pope's Odyssey () and his Anecdotes, Observations and Characters of Books and Men (), published posthumously.

From the description of Joseph Spence papers, (bulk ). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: Anecdotes Of Literature And Scarce Books; Volume 2.

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