- Tinker, Chauncey Brewster
Essays in Retrospect: Collected Articles and Addresses.
Yale University Press, New Haven, Conn., 1948, Cloth, , , Good /No Jacket
iv, 161 pp. Good, no dust jacket, a red crayon mark on the back board. Contents: Preface; Courteous Reader; The Great Diarist, and Some Others; Samuel Johnson: 1. Literary Monarch, 2. The Unaccountable Companion; Joel Barlow's Vision of Columbus; Shelley Once More; The Poetry of the Brontes; William Morris as Poet; The Amusing Pre-Raphaelites; Meredith's Poetry; The Poetry of A. E. Housman; Trollope; Hand and Soul; Sitter and Portrait; The Quality of Mercy; Ancester Worship, with Some Remarks About the Sea Worm; Index. "[Morris's] tales do not beset our attention, but rise before it like some warm mirage. They seem to come from some lotos-land, in which it is always afternoon. As the poet himself asserts, they are sung 'To those who in the sleepy region stay, / Lulled by the singer of an empty day.' "--from Morris as Poet.