The Common Reader, Second Series, by Virginia Woolf

Table of Contents

The Strange Elizabethans

Donne After Three Centuries

“The Countess of Pembroke’s Arcadia”

“Robinson Crusoe”

Dorothy Osborne’s “Letters”

Swift’s “Journal to Stella”

The “Sentimental Journey”

Lord Chesterfield’s Letters to His Son

Two Parsons

  1. James Woodforde
  2. The Rev. John Skinner

Dr. Burney’s Evening Party

Jack Mytton

De Quincey’s Autobiography

Four Figures

  1. Cowper and Lady Austen
  2. Beau Brummell
  3. Mary Wollstonecraft
  4. Dorothy Wordsworth

William Hazlitt

Geraldine and Jane

“Aurora Leigh”

The Niece of an Earl

George Gissing

The Novels of George Meredith

“I Am Christina Rossetti”

The Novels of Thomas Hardy

How Should One Read a Book?

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