33 Modern Essays-MARY WHITE NIAGARA FALLS ALMOST PERFECT STATE HOLY IRELAND FAMILIAR PREFACE MOWING OF A FIELD DECLINE OF THE DRAMA AMERICA AND THE ENGLISH TRADITION RUSSIAN QUARTER WORD FOR AUTUMN CLERGYMAN SAMUEL BUTLER WOODLAND VALENTINE ON LYING AWAKE

33 Modern Essays-MARY WHITE NIAGARA FALLS ALMOST PERFECT STATE HOLY IRELAND FAMILIAR PREFACE MOWING OF A FIELD DECLINE OF THE DRAMA AMERICA AND THE ENGLISH TRADITION RUSSIAN QUARTER WORD FOR AUTUMN CLERGYMAN SAMUEL BUTLER WOODLAND VALENTINE ON LYING AWAKE

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CONTENTS
PREFACE
AMERICAN LITERATURE
MARY WHITE
NIAGARA FALLS
THE ALMOST PERFECT STATE
"THE MAN O' WAR'S 'ER 'USBAND"
THE MARKET
HOLY IRELAND
A FAMILIAR PREFACE
ON DRAWING
O. HENRY
THE MOWING OF A FIELD
THE STUDENT LIFE
THE DECLINE OF THE DRAMA
AMERICA AND THE ENGLISH TRADITION
THE RUSSIAN QUARTER
A WORD FOR AUTUMN
"A CLERGYMAN"
SAMUEL BUTLER
BED-BOOKS AND NIGHT-LIGHTS
THE PRECEPT OF PEACE
ON LYING AWAKE AT NIGHT
A WOODLAND VALENTINE
THE ELEMENTS OF POETRY
NOCTURNE
BEER AND CIDER
A FREE MAN'S WORSHIP
SOME HISTORIANS
WINTER MIST
TRIVIA
BEYOND LIFE
THE FISH REPORTER
SOME NONSENSE ABOUT A DOG
THE FIFTY-FIRST DRAGON

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BN ID: 2940150076488
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Publication date: 12/04/2014
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About the Author

Joseph Conrad (1857-1924) grew up amid political unrest in Russian-occupied Poland. After twenty years at sea with the French and British merchant navies, he settled in England in 1894. Over the next three decades he revolutionized the English novel with books such as Typhoon, Nostromo, The Secret Agent, and especially Heart of Darkness, his best-known and most influential work.

Date of Birth:

December 3, 1857

Date of Death:

August 3, 1924

Place of Birth:

Berdiczew, Podolia, Russia

Place of Death:

Bishopsbourne, Kent, England

Education:

Tutored in Switzerland. Self-taught in classical literature. Attended maritime school in Marseilles, France

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