Six lectures on literature

Read by Phil Benson

(3.6 stars; 5 reviews)

C. H. Herford was Professor of English Literature at the Victoria University of Manchester in era when public lectures were published in pamphlet form. The six lectures in this collection span Herford's career at the University during the turbulent first two decades of the twentieth century. Taking a historical view, Herford covers a wide range of eras and writers in an exploration of the roots of English literature. - Summary by Phil Benson (6 hr 18 min)


(2 stars)

With dense texts it's especially important to have a lively narrator to help he reader understand them. It's unfortunate this did not happen with this one.