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Inscription in Later Essays, 1917-1920

Description Possible owners inscription, "Augustine Birrell / March 10th 1921 / Dies dolorosa - 1915." The reverse of the page includes a handwritten list of other works by the author and some annotations are included in the text. If it is the same Augustine Birrell, he was Chief Secretary for Ireland (1907-1916). The "Dies dolorosa - 1915" might refer to the troubles he experienced that year with World War I, the Irish uprisings and the death of his wife Eleanor. He resigned in 1916 after criticisms of his response to the Irish uprisings.
Created Date 2016-11-18
Contributor Dobson, Austin (Editor) / Tait, Dana (Project contributor)
Subject English literature / Literature -- history and criticism
Series Book Traces
Type Image
Extent 4 p. l., 180 p. front. (port.) plan. 18 cm.
Language English
Identifier Local: PR441 .D57
Reuse Permissions All Rights Reserved
Citation Dobson, Austin (1921). Later essays, 1917-1920, London, New York etc.:H. Milford, Oxford University Press, 180 p.
Note Edward's 'Canons of criticism'.--An eighteenth-century Hippocrates [William Heberden]--'Hermes' Harris.--The journeys of John Howard.--'The learned Mrs. Carter.'--The Abbé Edgeworth.--A casual causerie.--Index

Austin Dobson 1840-1921.
Collaborating Institutions Department of English
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS

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