Thomas Babington Macaulay

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The British historian and Whig politician, Baron Macaulay was a celebrated essayist and reviewer, whose poetry and works on British history have been hailed as literary masterpieces. Wedded to the Idea of Progress, especially in terms of liberal freedoms, Macaulay opposed radicalism, while idealising historic British culture and traditions. This comprehensive eBook presents Macaulay’s complete works, with numerous illustrations, rare texts appearing in digital print for the first time, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

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* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Macaulay’s life and works
* Concise introductions to the major works
* All the non-fiction works, with individual contents tables
* Features rare texts appearing for the first time in digital publishing, including Macaulay’s ‘Indian Penal Code’
* Images of how the books were first published, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts
* Excellent formatting of the texts
* Includes Macaulay’s rare poetry, including his university prize winning poems – available in no other collection
* Features three biographies – discover Macaulay’s literary life
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

CONTENTS:

The Books
MINUTES ON EDUCATION IN INDIA
A PENAL CODE
CRITICAL AND HISTORICAL ESSAYS
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II
MISCELLANEOUS WRITINGS AND SPEECHES

The Poetry
POMPEII: A POEM WHICH OBTAINED THE CHANCELLOR’S MEDAL, 1819
EVENING: A POEM WHICH OBTAINED THE CHANCELLOR’S MEDAL, 1821
LAYS OF ANCIENT ROME
MISCELLANEOUS POEMS

The Poems
LIST OF POEMS IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER
LIST OF POEMS IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER

The Biographies
INTRODUCTION TO LORD MACAULAY by Charles Lane Hanson
THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY by Leslie Stephen
MACAULAY by John Morley

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