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Posthumous Essays of John Churton Collins

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Posthumous Essays of John Churton Collins is a collection of essays that showcase the literary prowess of John Churton Collins. Spanning a wide range of topics, Collins eloquently discusses the works of some of the most acclaimed authors in English literature, including Shakespeare, Milton, and Carlyle.

Collins' deep insights and critical analysis make for a compelling read, offering readers a deeper understanding and appreciation of the classic works he examines. His intellectual rigor and attention to detail are evident throughout the essays, making this book a valuable resource for both scholars and literature enthusiasts.

While some of the essays may be quite dense and scholarly in nature, Collins' engaging writing style and thoughtful commentary ensure that readers will find something of value in each piece. Overall, Posthumous Essays of John Churton Collins is a must-read for anyone interested in literary criticism and the intricacies of English literature.

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John Churton Collins was a literary critic who lived from 1848-1908. In 1904 John Collins became professor of English literature at Birmingham University (United Kingdom). He writes about the lives of English and German authors beginning with William Shakespeare (1564-1616) and ending with Alfred, Lord Tennyson(1809-1892). He wrote the book in response to On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History, by Thomas Carlyle (1840). His son, L.C. Collins, collected these essays from various sources after his father's death. Additional proof-listening by Larry Wilson.

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