Obiter Dicta

Obiter Dicta

by Augustine Birrell

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Overview

Obiter Dicta is a classic English literature history and criticism text by Augustine Birrell.

'An obiter dictum, in the language of the law, is a gratuitous opinion, an individual impertinence, which, whether it be wise or foolish, right or wrong, bindeth none--not even the lips that utter it.'

Contents: Carlyle -- On the alleged obscurity of Mr. Browning's poetry -- Truth-hunting -- Actors -- A rogue's memoirs -- The via media -- Falstaff

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781512385014
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 05/27/2015
Pages: 84
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.17(d)

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