Beacon Lights of History. Volume XIII: Great Writers


John Lord, LLD

Series: Historical Figures
BISAC: BIO007000

Beacon Lights of History is a 14-volume set first published in 1902. This collection of John Lord’s lectures spans 6,000 years of European and American history. The first 12 volumes are all Lord’s work; the 13th was completed from his notes and the 14th is follow-ups by other authors. (Imprint: SNOVA)
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Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Rousseau: Socialism and Education
Chapter 2. Sir Walter Scott: The Modern Novel
Chapter 3. Lord Byron: Poetic Genius
Chapter 4. Thomas Carlyle: Criticism and Biography
Chapter 5. Lord Macaulay: Artistic Historical Writing
Chapter 6. Shakspeare; or the Poet
By Ralph Waldo Emerson
Chapter 7. John Milton: Poet and Patriot
By Thomas Babington Macaulay
Chapter 8. Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe: Germany’s Greatest Writer
By Frederic Henry Hedge
Chapter 9. Alfred (Lord) Tennyson: The Spirit of Modern Poetry
By G. Mercer Adam

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