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career of Samuel Butler, 1835-1902

Stanley B. Harkness

career of Samuel Butler, 1835-1902

a bibliography.

by Stanley B. Harkness

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Published by Franklin .
Written in English

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  • Butler, Samuel, -- 1835-1902.

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    SeriesBurt Franklinbibliography and reference series -- No.111
    The Physical Object
    Pagination154p.
    Number of Pages154
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13653500M

    Samuel Butler (–) Way of All Flesh, The, by Samuel Butler (). A brilliant satirical novel written in the eighties, attacking the institution of the family, especially the relations between parents and children, and the religion of the Scribes and . Samuel Butler (–), English writer, artist and satirist wrote The Way of All Flesh () and earned the praise of George Bernard Shaw who deemed him "the greatest English writer of the latter half of the nineteenth century" Samuel Butler was born on 4 December at the rectory at Langar, near Bingham, Nottinghamshire, England. His mother Fanny Worsley .


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Get this from a library. The career of Samuel Butler, ; a bibliography. [Stanley B Harkness]. Genre/Form: Bibliography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Harkness, Stanley Bates.

Career of Samuel Butler, London, Bodley Head []. Samuel Butler, (born Dec. 4,Langar Rectory, Nottinghamshire, Eng.—died JLondon), English novelist, essayist, and critic whose satire Erewhon () foreshadowed the collapse of the Victorian illusion of eternal progress.

The Way of All Flesh (), his autobiographical novel, is generally considered his masterpiece. Butler was the son of the. Gounelas, R.M. 'Some influences on the work of Samuel Butler, ', DPhil Oxford Publ no Holt, Lee E.

Samuel Butler New York, Jones, H. Festing. Samuel Butler, Author of Erewhon: A Memoir (2 vols, London, ). Useful source of published letters by Butler, recollections by his friend, and rather limited biography.

Download Excerpt from Samuel Butler, Author of Erewhon (), Vol. 1 of 2: A Memoir; To People sometimes give me to understand that it is a piece of ridiculous conceit on my part to jot down so many notes about myself, since it implies a confidence that I shall one day be regarded as an interesting person.

Samuel Butler () is best known for his utopian satire “Erewhon”, his posthumous novel “The Way of All Flesh”, and his translations of Homer. His family background made a career in the Church inevitable, but, while serving a low-income parish /5(3).

The Iliad, by Homer, BC 1 Adapted from The Iliad, Book VI by Homer (Translated by Samuel Butler – career of Samuel Butler 1 The Iliad is an epic poem. It was one of the earliest European literary works and had a profound influence on Western Size: KB. Selections from The note-books of Samuel Butler Butler, Samuel, [ Book: ] At 9 libraries.

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Harkness Harkness, Stanley Bates [ Book. The notebooks of Samuel Butler Item Preview remove-circle The notebooks of Samuel Butler by Butler, Samuel, ; Jones, Henry Festing, Publication date Topics Satire, English Publisher New York, E.P.

Dutton RAW CORNELL BOOK Pages: By: Samuel Butler () Erewhon, or Over the Range is a novel by Samuel Butler, published anonymously in The title is also 1835-1902 book name of a country, supposedly discovered by the protagonist. In the novel, it is not revealed in which part of the world Erewhon is, but it is clear that it is a fictional country.

Samuel Butler () was the second of four children in the family of Reverend and Mrs. Thomas Butler of Langar, in Nottinghamshire, England. His grandfather, for whom he was named, was for many years Bishop of Lichfield and headmaster of Shrewsbury School, which the author attended preparatory to entering St.

John's College of Cambridge. Erewhon: or, Over the Range (/ ɛ r ɛ hw ɒ n /) is a novel by Samuel Butler which was first published anonymously in The title is also the name of a country, supposedly discovered by the protagonist.

In the novel, it is not revealed where Erewhon is, but it is clear that it is a fictional meant the title to be understood as the word "nowhere" backwards even though Author: Samuel Butler. Samuel Butler (), Victorian satirist, critic, and visual artist, possessed one of the most original and inquiring imaginations of his age.

The author of two satires, Erewhon () and The Way of All Flesh (), Butler's intellectually adventurous explorations along the cultural frontiers of career of Samuel Butler time appeared in volume after eccentric volume.

BUTLER, SAMUEL(–) The English writer and critic Samuel Butler was the author of the satirical novels The Way of All Flesh, Erewhon, and Erewhon Revisited, as well as several discussions of philosophical biology and the theory of evolution.

Source for information on Butler, Samuel (–): Encyclopedia of Philosophy dictionary. The Career of Samuel Butler, A Bibliography. London: The Bodley Head. Samuel Butler, AUTHORITIES. Below are references indicating presence of this name in another database or other reference material.

Most of the sources listed are encyclopedic in nature but might be limited to a specific field, such as. Butler, Samuel, –80, English poet and satirist.

During the Puritan Revolution he served Sir Samuel Luke, a noted officer of Cromwell. After the restoration of Charles II, he wrote his famous mock-heroic poem Hudibras (pub. in 3 parts, ), an envenomed satire against the Puritans in which Luke was the model for the butt Sir Hudibras.

In a Note-Book entry of‘Analysis of the sales of my books,’ written toward the end of his career, Samuel Butler charted the evidence of his dwindling Victorian readership (NB ).¹ As the list descends through fourteen works, all self-published between andthe net losses mount, and Butler’s audience diminishes to zero.

Wikipedia - Samuel Butler. Wikipedia Book - Erewhon. Download M4B part 1 (MB) Download M4B part 2 (95MB) Download cover art Download CD case insert.

Erewhon. Samuel BUTLER ( - ) Erewhon, or Over the Range is a novel by Samuel Butler, published anonymously in The title is also the name of a country, supposedly discovered by the. Samuel Butler. Samuel Butler ( - ) was an iconoclastic English author of a variety of works.

Two of his most famous works are the Utopian satire Erewhon and the semi-autobiographical novel The Way of All Flesh, published posthumously. Samuel Butler. Samuel Butler () was the son of a clergyman. He was educated at Shrewsbury and St John's College Cambridge and, after a disagreement with his father about his choice of career, left England to become a sheep farmer.

The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Samuel Butler (Butler, Samuel, ) Online books about this author are available, as is a Wikipedia article. Butler, Samuel, Alps and Sanctuaries of Piedmont and the Canton Ticino (Gutenberg text) Butler, Samuel, The Authoress of the Odyssey (second edition, ) (illustrated HTML with commentary at.

Butler, Samuel. – was first published in the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography in Samuel Butler was born probably on 4 December at Langar Rectory, Nottinghamshire, England, and was baptised on 17 December for he began his literary career in Canterbury.

His first publications were in the St John's College. Butler, Samuel downloads; Did you mean: butlers; Did you mean: butter; Did you mean: samuels; Did you mean: samuela; Did you mean: ; Did you mean.

Samuel Butler () was the son of a clergyman. He was educated at Shrewsbury and St John’s College Cambridge and, after a disagreement with his father about his choice of career, left England to become a sheep farmer in New Zealand, where he stayed until Pages: Samuel Butler, Author of Erewhon (): A Memoir - Vol.

1 By Henry Festing Jones Macmillan and Co., Limited, Read preview Overview Samuel Butler's Life and Habit and the Modernist Literary Character: Rethinking the Subject through the Everyday By Bellini, Federico The Comparatist, Vol.

40, October The English novelist and essayist Samuel Butler () was a critic of established religious, social, and scientific ideas. Samuel Butler was born on Dec. 4,in Langar, near Bingham, Nottinghamshire, the son of the local vicar.

In a time of common paternal absolutism, his childhood seems to have been bleak and graceless. Full text of "Samuel Butler, author of Erewhon () a memoir" See other formats. Samuel Butler () was the son of a clergyman. He was educated at Shrewsbury and St John’s College Cambridge and, after a disagreement with his father about his choice of career, left England to become a sheep farmer in New Zealand, where he stayed until Format: Paperback.

Samuel Butler () was the son of a clergyman. He was educated at Shrewsbury and St John’s College Cambridge and, after a disagreement with his father about his choice of career, left England to become a sheep farmer %().

Samuel Butler () was the son of a clergyman. He was educated at Shrewsbury and St John's College Cambridge and, after a disagreement with his father about his choice of career, left England to become a sheep farmer in New Zealand, where he stayed until SAMUEL BUTLER () R.

BALFOUR DANIELS University of Houston A number of epithets have been applied to Samuel Butler. He has been called "a Mid-Victorian Modern,"' an "Earnest Atheist,"2 and "Incarnate Bachelor"3; and he might well be referred to as an "Onomastic Wit." His ingenuity in inventing and selecting names for places.

Rev. Samuel Butler FRS (30 January 4 December ) was an English classical scholar and schoolmaster of Shrewsbury, and Bishop of Lichfield.

His grandson was Samuel Butler (), noted author of the novel Erewhon. Butler 3/5. Samuel Butler () was an author, literary critic, philosopher, painter and translator of Homer. After a disagreement about his career with his father, a clergyman who had been pressured into joining the Church by his own father, Butler left England to become a sheep farmer in New Zealand.

Samuel Butler. COMMENTARY | BIBLIOGRAPHY | VIEWS AND QUOTES Genius of his day relevant today. Samuel Butler is one of those all-round literary guys who engage in the burning social and intellectual issues of the day and are quoted by everyone for a couple of generations, but whose fame fades with the issues of the departed day, so that only the historically minded.

Samuel Butler () was an author, literary critic, philosopher, painter and translator of Homer. After a disagreement about his career with his father, a clergyman who had been pressured into joining the Church by his own father, Butler left England to become a sheep farmer in New Zealand/5(83).

Samuel Butler (December 4, - J ) was a British writer strongly influenced by his New Zealand experiences. He is best known for his utopian satire Erewhon and his posthumous novel The Way of All Flesh.

Early life He was born in Langar Rectory, near Bingham, Nottinghamshire, England, into a long line of clerics, preordained as it were to a career in. Samuel Butler () was an author, literary critic, philosopher, painter and translator of Homer.

After a disagreement about his career with his father, a clergyman who had been pressured into joining the Church by his own father, Butler left England to become a sheep farmer in New : Samuel Butler.

Book Description Samuel Butler FRS (30 January – 4 December ) was an English classical scholar and schoolmaster of Shrewsbury, and Bishop of Lichfield. His grandson was Samuel Butler (–), noted author of the novel "Erewhon". SAMUEL BUTLER, author of Erewhon, was born on the 4th Decemberat Langar Rectory, near Bingham in Nottinghamshire.

His father was the Rev. Thomas Butler, F.R.G.S., then Rector of Langar-with-Bramston, and his grandfather was Dr. Samuel Butler, the famous head-master of Shrewsbury School, afterwards Bishop of Lichfield.

Samuel Butler (–) was an iconoclastic English author of a variety of works. He is also known for examining Christian orthodoxy, substantive studies of evolutionary thought, studies of Italian art, and works of literary history and criticism.

Butler also made prose translations of Homer's Iliad and Odyssey that remain in use to this day. Samuel Butler (4 December – 18 June ) was an iconoclastic Victorian-era English author who published a variety of works. Two of his most famous pieces are the Utopian satire Erewhon and a semi-autobiographical novel published posthumously, The Way of All is also known for examining Christian orthodoxy, substantive studies of evolutionary thought.

Samuel Butler () was the son of a clergyman. He was educated at Shrewsbury and St John's College Cambridge and, after a disagreement with his father about his choice of career, left England to become a sheep farmer /5(K).Samuel Butler. The English novelist and essayist Samuel Butler () was a critic of established religious, social, and scientific ideas.

Samuel Butler was born on Dec. 4,in Langar, near Bingham, Nottinghamshire, the son of the local vicar. In a time of common paternal absolutism, his childhood seems to have been bleak and graceless.