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A critical study of the literary works of J.A. Froude with special reference to the novels, the essays and the biography of Carlyle

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James Anthony Froude (l8l8-94) was one of the most prolific, versatile and controversial writers of his age. An early work, The Nemesis of Faith (l849), a fascinating novel of faith and doubt, was publicly burnt during a lecture at Oxford. His History of England from the Fall of Volsey to the Defeat of the Spanish Armada (1856-70) earned its uncompromisingly Protestant author a popularity which rivalled that of Macaulay. His Short Studies on Great Subjects (1st ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Faculty of English Language and Literature
Role:
Author
Publication date:
1982
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Barcode:
602367911
URN:
uuid:8268c689-5b4a-4eab-8354-45b76aaa2aec
Local pid:
td:602367911
Language:
English

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