Appreciations, with an Essay on Style


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Appreciations, with an Essay on Style, is a collection of Walter Pater's previously-published essays on literature. The collection was well received by public and critic since its first edition, in 1889. The volume includes an appraisal of the poems of Dante Gabriel Rossetti, first printed in 1883, a few months after Rossetti's death; an essay on Thomas Browne, whose Baroque style Pater admired; and a discussion of Measure for Measure, one of Pater's most often reprinted pieces. The second edition, published in 1890, had a few modifications, and is the basis for all other editions of the book. (Summary by Leni) (8 hr 3 min)

Chapters

01 - Style, part 1 28:23 Read by Kasper
02 - Style, part 2 37:23 Read by Cynthia Moyer
03 - Wordsworth, part 1 22:12 Read by Mike Pelton
04 - Wordsworth, part 2 21:03 Read by Mike Pelton
05 - Coleridge, part 1 39:13 Read by Eberle Thomas
06 - Coleridge, part 2 30:37 Read by Eberle Thomas
07 - Charles Lamb 34:23 Read by Keri Ford
08 - Sir Thomas Browne, part 1 35:47 Read by Cynthia Moyer
09 - Sir Thomas Browne, part 2 42:25 Read by Cynthia Moyer
10 - Love's Labours Lost 16:58 Read by Martin Geeson
11 - Measure for Measure 25:41 Read by Eberle Thomas
12 - Shakespeare's English Kings 32:09 Read by Eberle Thomas
13 - Dante Gabriel Rossetti 27:58 Read by Leonard Wilson
14 - Feuillet's "La Morte", part 1 22:03 Read by Petra
15 - Feuillet's "La Morte", part 2 22:40 Read by Petra
16 - Postscript 44:51 Read by Martin Geeson