Walter Pater

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Walter Pater, the English critic, essayist and humanist is noted for the advocacy of “art for art’s sake”, which became a cardinal doctrine of Aestheticism. Pater’s seminal work on the Renaissance was popular, yet controversial, reflecting his lost belief in Christianity. This comprehensive eBook presents Pater’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 Pater’s life and works
* Concise introductions to the major texts
* All the fiction, including the unfinished novel GASTON DE LATOUR, with individual contents tables
* Features essay collections appearing for the first time in digital publishing, including UNCOLLECTED ESSAYS
* Images of how the books were first published, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts
* Excellent formatting of the texts
* Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the essays
* Easily locate the essays you want to read
* Special criticism section, with essays evaluating Pater’s contribution to literature
* Features two biographies, including Benson’s celebrated study of the author – discover Pater’s personal and literary life
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

CONTENTS:

The Fiction
MARIUS THE EPICUREAN
GASTON DE LATOUR

The Non-Fiction
STUDIES IN THE HISTORY OF THE RENAISSANCE
IMAGINARY PORTRAITS
APPRECIATIONS: WITH AN ESSAY ON STYLE
PLATO AND PLATONISM: A SERIES OF LECTURES
GREEK STUDIES: A SERIES OF ESSAYS
MISCELLANEOUS STUDIES: A SERIES OF ESSAYS
ESSAYS FROM ‘THE GUARDIAN’
UNCOLLECTED ESSAYS

The Essays
LIST OF ESSAYS IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER
LIST OF ESSAYS IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER

The Criticism
THE CRITIC AS ARTIST by Oscar Wilde
MR. PATER ON IDEAL ÆSTHETICISM by George Edward Woodberry
WALTER PATER by Arthur Symons
WALTER PATER by John Cowper Powys
WALTER PATER by Charles Edwyn Vaughan
ON RE-READING WALTER PATER by Richard Le Gallienne
THE MODERN ESSAY by Virginia Woolf

The Biographies
WALTER PATER by A. C. Benson
WALTER HORATIO PATER by Edmund Gosse

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