Four Years of Novel Reading. An Account of an Experiment in Popularizing the Study of Fiction. Richard G. MOULTON.

Four Years of Novel Reading. An Account of an Experiment in Popularizing the Study of Fiction

Boston: D.C. Heath & Co., 1895. First American Edition. 12mo. Green flexible cloth boards; paper title label; 100,[6]pp. Straight, tight, Very Good or better copy. Account of progress and aims of the Backworth Classical Novel-Reading Union, a working-class literary society founded in Northumberland in 1890. Includes the Union's reading-list (twenty-five novels over four years), heavy as might be expected on Dickens, Reade and Thackeray, also with a number of works translated from the French; only one American work (Elsie Venner by O.W. Holmes) was included on the list.

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