HomeGroupsTalkZeitgeist

Series: Alexander Lectures

Works (34)

TitlesOrder
The study of poetry by Heathcote William Garrod1929-1930
Of Irony: Especially in Drama by G. Sedgewick G.1933-1934
Some Observations on Eighteenth Century Poetry by David Nichol Smith1936-1937
The Renaissance and English humanism by Douglas Bush1938-1939
Elizabethan and Jacobean by F. P. Wilson1943-1944
Henry James, the major phase by F. O. Matthiessen1944-1945
Voyages to the Moon by Marjorie Hope Nicolson1946-1947
Shakespeare's Problem Plays by E. M. W. Tillyard1948-1949
Rhythm in the Novel (Alexander Lectures) by E. K. Brown1949-1950
The Languages of Criticism and the Structure of Poetry by Ronald S. Crane1951-1952
Medieval Drama in Chester by Frederick M. Salter1953-1954
Literary Biography by Leon Edel1955-1956
On English prose by James Runcieman Sutherland1956-1957
The Question of Hamlet by Harry Levin1957-1958
In Search of Chaucer by B.H. Bronson1958-1959
Reading of "Paradise Lost" (Alexander Lectures) by Helen Gardner1961-1962
The Garden and the City: Retirement and Politics in the Later Poetry of Pope, 1731-1743 by Maynard Mack1962-1963
Natural Supernaturalism: Tradition and Revolution in Romantic Literature by M. H. Abrams1963-1964
Race of Time: Three Lectures on Renaissance Historiography (Canadian University Paperbacks) by Herschel Baker1964-1965
Fools of Time: Studies in Shakespearean Tragedy (Alexander Lectures) by Northrop Frye1965-1966
Chaucer at Oxford and at Cambridge by J. A. W. Bennett1970-1971
The Consciousness of Joyce by Richard Ellmann1974-1975
Experience into thought : perspectives in the Coleridge notebooks by Kathleen Coburn1976-1977
Hopkins, the Self, and God (Alexander Lectures) by Walter J. Ong1980-1981
The Mirror of Nature (Alexander Lectures, 1982) by Robertson Davies1982
The Names of Comedy (Alexander Lectures) by Anne Barton1983
The Presence of the Present: Topics of the Day in the Victorian Novel (Studies in Victorian Life and Literature) by Richard D. Altick1985
Social Values and Poetic Acts: The Historical Judgment of Literary Works by Jerome J. McGann1986
to be continued by Peter Conrad1992
The Soldiers' Tale: Bearing Witness to a Modern War by Samuel Hynes1994
Women's Lives: The View from the Threshold (Alexander Lectures) by Carolyn G. Heilbrun1997
Hannah Arendt by Julia Kristeva1999
Holy Terror by Terry Eagleton2004
Unexpected Affinities: Reading across Cultures (Alexander Lectures) by Zhang Longxi2005

Related tags

Recommendations

Series description

The Alexander Lectureship was founded in honour of Professor W. J. Alexander, who held the chair of English at University College, University of Toronto, from 1889 to 1926. The Lectureship brings to the university a distinguished scholar or critic to give a course of lectures on a subject related to English Literature.

Related people/characters

Series?!

How do series work?

To create a series or add a work to it, go to a "work" page. The "Common Knowledge" section now includes a "Series" field. Enter the name of the series to add the book to it.

Works can belong to more than one series. In some cases, as with Chronicles of Narnia, disagreements about order necessitate the creation of more than one series.

Tip: If the series has an order, add a number or other descriptor in parenthesis after the series title (eg., "Chronicles of Prydain (book 1)"). By default, it sorts by the number, or alphabetically if there is no number. If you want to force a particular order, use the | character to divide the number and the descriptor. So, "(0|prequel)" sorts by 0 under the label "prequel."

What isn't a series?

Series was designed to cover groups of books generally understood as such (see Wikipedia: Book series). Like many concepts in the book world, "series" is a somewhat fluid and contested notion. A good rule of thumb is that series have a conventional name and are intentional creations, on the part of the author or publisher. For now, avoid forcing the issue with mere "lists" of works possessing an arbitrary shared characteristic, such as relating to a particular place. Avoid series that cross authors, unless the authors were or became aware of the series identification (eg., avoid lumping Jane Austen with her continuators).

Also avoid publisher series, unless the publisher has a true monopoly over the "works" in question. So, the Dummies guides are a series of works. But the Loeb Classical Library is a series of editions, not of works.

Helpers

hauptwerk (37)
Help/FAQs | About | Privacy/Terms | Blog | Contact | LibraryThing.com | APIs | WikiThing | Common Knowledge | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | 89,984,280 books! | Top bar: Always visible
Cached: 6aa0054b7d3996ebd982af085b0179ff / 1400173124