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A History of the French Novel, Vol. 2

To the Close of the 19th Century

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Published: 1919
Language: English
Wordcount: 228,855 / 707 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 70.7
LoC Category: AG
Downloads: 652
Added to site: 2009.01.23
mnybks.net#: 23221
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Non-fiction
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above mentioned; but I should like also to recognise here the liberality of Messrs. Rivington in putting the contents of my Essays on French Novelists entirely at my disposal. And I am under another special obligation to Dr. Hagbert Wright for giving me, of his own motion, knowledge and reading of the fresh batch of seventeenth-century novels noticed below (pp. xiv-xvi).


ADDENDA AND CORRIGENDA FOR VOL. I

P. 13.--"The drawback of explanations is that they almost always require to be explained." Somebody, or several somebodies, must have said this; and many more people than have ever said it--at least in print--must have felt it. The dictum applies to my note on this page. An entirely well-willing reviewer thought me "piqued" at the American remark, and proceeded to intimate a doubt whether I knew M. Bédier's work, partly on lines (as to the Cantilenae) which I had myself anticipated, and partly on the question of the composition of the chansons by this

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