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Posthumous Essays of John Churton Collins

John Churton Collins (1848-1908)

1. Preface
2. Shakespearean Theatres part 1
3. Shakespearean Theatres part 2
4. Samuel Johnson part 1
5. Samuel Johnson part 2
6. Edmund Burke
7. William Godwin and Mary Wollstonecraft Part 1
8. William Godwin and Mary Wollstonecraft Part 2
9. Wordsworth as a Teacher Part 1
10. Wordsworth as a Teacher Part 2
11. Emerson
12. Emerson's Writings
13. Matthew Arnold Part 1
14. Matthew Arnold Part 2
15. Browning and Butler
16. Browning and Montaigne
17. Browning and Lessing
18. Tennyson
19. Curiosities of Popular Proverbs Part 1
20. Curiosities of Popular Proverbs Part 2

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John Churton Collins was a literary critic who lived from 1848-1908. In 1904 John Collins became professor of English literature at Birmingham University (United Kingdom). He writes about the lives of English and German authors beginning with William Shakespeare (1564-1616) and ending with Alfred, Lord Tennyson(1809-1892). He wrote the book in response to On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History, by Thomas Carlyle (1840). His son, L.C. Collins, collected these essays from various sources after his father's death. Additional proof-listening by Larry Wilson.