Table of Contents:
  • Bede. Beowulf, and the 'heroic age' in England
  • The man and 'the spirit of the age.'
  • Piers Plowman : a comparative study. Martyrs of the reformation : More and Tyndale
  • Shakespeare and the play of More
  • The Elizabethan and the Jacobean Shakespeare
  • Measure for measure
  • Ruskin (and others) on Byron
  • Philologists at University college, London : The beginning (1828-1889)
  • Philologists at University college, London : Arthur Platt, A.E. Housman and W.P. Ker (1889-1922)
  • Note : The three pages of Sir Thomas More and The merchant of Venice.