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S H A K SP E R E:

HIS MIND AND ART.

SHAKSPERE: HIS MIND AND ART.

EXTRACTS FROM PRESS XOTICES OF THE PREVIOUS EDITIONS.

“He has an unusual insight into the broader as well as the nicer meanings of Shakspere. The book contains many valuable remarks on the drama."Saturday Review.

“Entitled to the honourable distinction due to thoroughly prepared materials and elaborate workmanship . . . Every page bears such marks of thought and care, both in matter and in manner."Eraminer. “The best work of the kind that has been written in our language."— Academy.

A ripe, good book, which all students of English literature should value and enjoy."British Quarterly kerier.

“Here we have for almost the first time since Coleridge, aesthetic criticism of a high order, which may be put on the same shelf with Gervinus and Ulrici. . A better introduction to the study of Shakspere we do not know."- Westminster Reriei.

BY THE SAME('THOR.

POEMS. Second Edition. Fcap. 8vo, cloth. Price 5s. "The fruit of a highly cultivated, logical, and powerful mind, and everywhere instinct with the spirit of real, poetic genius."-Standard.

“ There are indications of poctic feeling, and of a sensitiveness to natural beauty which will make his poems welcome to many readers."Pall Mall Gazette.

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A CRITICAL STUDY OF

HIS MIND AND ART.

BY

EDWARD DOWDEN, LL.D.,

PROFESSOR OF ENGLISH LITERATURE IN THE UNIVERSITY OP DUBLIN,

VICE-PRESIDENT OF THE NEW SHAKSPERE SOCIETY.'

THIRD EDITION

C. KEGAN PAUL & Co., LONDON.

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The rights of Translation and of Reproduction are reservd.

In compliance with Section 108 of the copyright Revision Act of 1976, The Ohio State University Libraries has produced this

facsimile on permanent/ durable paper to replace the irreplaceable, deteriorated original volume owned by

the Libraries.

1993

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