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Author Lang, Andrew, 1844-1912, author

Title The selected works of Andrew Lang. Volume III, Literary criticism, history, biography / Andrew Lang ; edited by Andrew Teverson, Alexandra Warwick and Leigh Wilson
Published Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2015]
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Contents Volume 1. Anthropology : fairy tale, folklore, the origins of religion, psychicial research -- Volume 2. Literary criticism, history, biography
Summary The volume demonstrates Lang's central position in the literary culture of his day. It includes the most important examples of his literary journalism, his historical and his biographical writing. In these works, Lang engages with the most important literary critical issues of the period - whether the novel is entertainment or art, the professionalization of writing, the function of fiction and criticism - and writes on some of the central literary figures of the century such as Tennyson, Dickens and Zola. In his writings on Scotland, history and biography too the selected work shows not only the complexity and inter-disciplinary nature of his own thought but illuminates contemporary debates on the nature of genius, on national identity and on historical method
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Lang, Andrew, 1844-1912
Lang, Andrew, 1844-1912.
Folklore
Manners and customs
Mythology
Religion
Folklore.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- Reference.
Manners and customs.
Mythology.
Religion.
Form Electronic book
Author Teverson, Andrew, editor
Warwick, Alexandra, editor
Wilson, Leigh, editor
ISBN 1474400248 (electronic bk.)
9781474400244 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Works. Selections
Edinburgh critical edition of the selected writings of Andrew Lang. Volume 2
Literary criticism, history, biography