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George Saintsbury

AKA George Edward Bateman Saintsbury

Born: 23-Oct-1845
Birthplace: Southampton, England
Died: 28-Jan-1933
Location of death: Bath, Somerset, England
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Critic

Nationality: England
Executive summary: A History of Criticism

    University: MA, Merton College, Oxford University (1868)
    Administrator: Headmaster, Elgin Educational Institute (1874-76)
    Professor: English Literature, University of Edinburgh (1895-1915)

Author of books:
Primer of French Literature (1880)
A Short History of French Literature (1882)
Specimens of French Literature from Villon to Hugo (1883)
Specimens of English Prose Style from Malory to Macaulay (1885)
A History of Elizabethan Literature (1887)
Essays in English Literature, 1780-1860 (1890-95, 2 vols.)
Essays on French Novelists (1891)
Miscellaneous Essays (1892)
Corrected Impressions (1895)
History of Nineteenth Century Literature (1896)
The Flourishing of Romance and the Rise of Allegory (1897)
Sir Walter Scott (1897)
A Short History of English Literature (1898)
Matthew Arnold (1899)
A History of Criticism and Literary Taste in Europe from the Earliest Texts to the Present Day (1900-04, 3 vols.)
The Earlier Renaissance (1901)
Loci Critici: Passages Illustrative of Critical Theory and Practice (1903)
A History of English Prosody from the Twelfth Century to the Present Day (1906-10, 3 vols.)
The Later Nineteenth Century (1909)
Historical Manual of English Prosody (1910)
History of English Prose Rhythm (1912)
The Peace of the Augustans: A Survey of Eighteenth Century Literature as a Place of Rest and Refreshment (1916)
Notes on a Cellar-Book (1920)
Minor Poets of the Caroline Period (1921, 3 vols.)



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