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352 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780192894656

Bookseller Code (1A)

Along Heroic Lines

Christopher Ricks

  • Hitherto uncollected, new and augmented essays by 'exactly the kind of critic every poet dreams of finding' (W.H. Auden, on Ricks).
  • Newly noticed artistic accomplishments within dramatists (Shakespeare, Beckett), novelists (Dickens, George Eliot, Henry James, Mailer), poets (Donne, Dryden, Emily Dickinson, Geoffrey Hill), and men and women of letters (Johnson, Carlyle, Frances Anne Kemble, John Jay Chapman, Carmen Bugan)