Literary Taste: How to Form It
by Arnold Bennett
Detailed instructions for collecting a complete library of English literature. It is well to remind ourselves that literature is first and last a means of life, and that the enterprise of forming one's literary taste is an enterprise of learning how best to use this means of life.
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- Educational Testing Service
230 questions on poetry, drama, biography, the essay, the short story, the novel, criticism, literary theory, and the history of the language. The test draws on literature in English from the British Isles, the US, and other parts of the world.
by Horatio Edward Norfolk - Project Gutenberg
Although this country may be behind many others in the character of its monumental inscriptions, it is certainly not so in the production of Epitaphs of a curious and absurd character. This collection of curious Epitaphs may afford amusement to all.
by John W. Cousin - J. M. Dent
This book contains the biographical descriptions of 1,678 writers in English Literature organized in the alphabetical order of writers' names. It includes the summary of each writer's works, their life, their characters and circumstances, etc.
by James Anson Farrer
When did books first come to be burnt in England, and what was the last book to be so treated? This is the sort of question that occurs to a rational curiosity, but it is this sort of question to which it is often most difficult to find an answer.