Cover of: The Second Common Reader | Virginia Woolf

About the Book

Contains 26 essays on aspects of English literature. Among her subjects are the writings of Mary Wollstonecraft, Dorothy Wordsworth, and Christina Rossetti. She also reflects on the poetry of John Donne; the works of Daniel Defoe, Lawrence Sterne, George Meredith, and Thomas Hardy; Lord Chesterfield’s letters; and Thomas De Quincey’s autobiography. Noteworthy too is the last essay, "How Should One Read a Book?".

First Sentence

There are few greater delights than to go back three or four hundred years and become in fancy at least an Elizabethan.

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Open Library
OL7365599M
Internet Archive
secondcommonread00virg_0
ISBN 10
0156028166
ISBN 13
9780156028165
Library Thing
237904
Goodreads
108635
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