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The Right Honorable Joseph Addison V5: His Works

Joseph Addison

The Right Honorable Joseph Addison V5: His Works is a comprehensive collection of the literary works of Joseph Addison, a prominent English essayist, poet, and politician who lived in the 17th and 18th centuries. This book is the fifth volume in a series that contains all of Addison's published writings, including essays, poems, plays, and political treatises. The collection is edited and annotated by George Washington Greene, an American historian and biographer who provides valuable insights into Addison's life and works. The book also includes an introduction that gives readers a brief overview of Addison's career and his contributions to English literature and politics. Addison's essays, which are considered his most significant literary works, are included in this volume. These essays cover a wide range of topics, from social satire and criticism to moral philosophy and literary analysis. Addison's essays are known for their clarity, elegance, and wit, which have made them enduring classics of English literature. In addition to his essays, this volume also includes Addison's poems, which showcase his mastery of poetic forms and his skill in using language to evoke emotion and beauty. His plays, which are less well-known than his essays and poems, are also included in this collection. These plays, which were written for the stage, reflect Addison's interest in drama and his ability to create compelling characters and plots. Overall, The Right Honorable Joseph Addison V5: His Works is a must-read for anyone interested in English literature and the history of the 17th and 18th centuries. This comprehensive collection of Addison's works provides a fascinating glimpse into the life and times of one of England's most celebrated writers and thinkers.In Six Volumes.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Publish Date: Jul 9th, 2006
  • Pages: 512
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 1.14in - 1.64lb
  • EAN: 9781428636910
  • Categories: Literary FiguresEssaysMetaphysics