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Prefaces

Bernard Shaw

Prefaces

by Bernard Shaw

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Published by Constable in London .
Written in English


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Statementby Bernard Shaw.
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Open LibraryOL13662628M

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Prefaces, Cautions, Notes, Etc. by Voltaire. Title Prefaces, Cautions, Notes, Etc. Author Voltaire. Format Rating: % positive. This fourth printing of "A Book of Prefaces" offers me temptation, as the third did, to revise the whole book, and particularly the chapters on Conrad, Dreiser and Huneker, all of whom have printed important new books since the text was completed. In addition, Huneker has died. But the changes that I'd make, after all, would be very slight, and.


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A magnificent booklover's book which is a pleasure to browse and an education to peruse. Over more than six hundred pages, it gathers great prefaces from works of English literature from Cædmon to Wilfred Owen, alongside Gray's own commentary and frequent interjectory essays/5.

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Introductory Note N O P ART of a book is so intimate as the Preface. Here, after the long labor of the work is over, the author descends from his platform, and speaks with his reader as man to man, disclosing his hopes and fears, seeking sympathy for his difficulties, offering defence or defiance, according to his temper, against the criticisms.

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Holy Eucharist: Renewed Ancient Text. Additional Directions. Supplemental Eucharistic Texts. Seasonal Greetings. The Exhortation.

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