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James Anthony Froude


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James Anthony Froude : 

'[Emrys Hughes] read the social history of Macaulay, Froude, and J.R. Green; Thorold Rogers's Six Centuries of Work and Wages particularly appealed to him because it offered "not the history of kings and queens, but of the way ordinary people ha struggled to live throughout the centuries..." Hughes was one of those agitators who found a virtual Marxism in Thomas Carlyle. The French Revolution inspired the hope that a popular revolt somewhere would end the war...'

Century: 1900-1945     Reader/Listener/Group: Emrys Daniel Hughes      Print: Book


James Anthony Froude : Life of Carlyle (concluding instalments)

Henry James to Violet Paget, 21 October 1884: "I have just been reading the new instalment (conclusion) of Froude's Carlyle ..."

Century: 1850-1899     Reader/Listener/Group: Henry James      Print: Book


James Anthony Froude : History of England

'Aloud I read the concluding part of Walter Scott's "Life" which we had begun at Harrogate, two volumes of Froude's "History of England", and Comte's correspondence with Valat'.

Century: 1850-1899     Reader/Listener/Group: George Eliot [pseud]      Print: Book


James Anthony Froude : History of England from the Fall of Wolsey to the Defeat of the Spanish Armada [presumably part of]

'As to books, we (in this house) are very old-fashioned; and I am only now indulging in Froude's "Elizabeth". I did not mean to read it, - being disgusted by his dishonest treatment of evidence in his "Henry": but the review notices tempted me at last; and I find "Elizabeth" extremely entertaining, - however provoking'.

Century: 1850-1899     Reader/Listener/Group: Harriet Martineau      Print: Book


James Anthony Froude : Thomas Carlyle: A History of his Life in London, 1

'The greatest pleasure I have lately had has been the perusal of the 2 last volumes of Froude's Carlyle.'

Century: 1850-1899     Reader/Listener/Group: Henry James      Print: Book


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