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Author Name:    KELLETT, E.E. KELLETT, Ernest Edward

Title:   Literary Quotation and Allusion. First Edition in dustjacket

Publisher:    W Heffer & Sons, Cambridge, 1933, 

Seller ID:   96473

KELLETT, E.E. Literary Quotation and Allusion. Cambridge : W. Heffer & Sons, 1933. First Edition. Pp (8),1-93,(3). 8vo, teal cloth. "Here is somethingnew in literary criticism - an investigation into the use and abuse of bor rowed plumes. Recognising how very largely our enjoyment of an author depends on his use of apt quotation and subtle allusion, and on our own power totaste the added flavour thus given, Mr Kellett explores the whole subject with learning and with, and with a wealth of illustration that can hardly fail to stimulate the interest and curiosity of his readers." - from the dj front. Chapters: 1. Introductory; 2. Right Use of Quotation; 3. Kinds of Quotation; 4. Motives for Quotation; 5. Illustrations; 6. Pedantry; 7. The Cento; 8. The Quotation as Motto. The lightest of foxing to early and late leaves, else very good in spine-darkened, else very good, unclipped dustjacket. 60.00


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