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- DescriptionExcerpt from The Ingoldsby Legends It is sometimes said that a piece of literature needs introduction beyond a table of dates; but the rule can hardly be insisted upon in the case of the Ingoldsby Legends, for it has been roundly denied that they are literature at all. It would be interesting to kw the exact moment at which the advocatus diaboli succeeded in turning the judges to this view. The verdict was finally recorded in 1903, when two very capable critics - Dr. Richard Garnett and Mr. Edmund Gosse - published a weighty four-volume Record of English Literature, in which all authors worthy of the name were treated at a length proportioned to their value. The lowest in the scale was G. P. R. James, who received a tice some nine words long; but the Ingoldsby Legends and their author were left with Calverley and Locker Lampson among the still lower class whose names are never mentioned at all. Against this exclusion I protest. I do t hold a brief for Father Ingoldsby. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
- Author(s)Richard Harris Dalton Barham
- PublisherForgotten Books
- Date of Publication27/09/2015
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectChildren's Fiction
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintForgotten Books
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight553 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine22 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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