The Beginnings of University English

Extramural Study, 1885-1910

Authors: Lawrie, A.

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Drawing on previously unseen archival material, The Beginnings of University English explores the innovative and scholarly ways in which English literature was taught to extramural students in England during the fin de siècle, and sheds new light on the modern roots of tertiary-level English teaching.

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Alexandra Lawrie is a Research Fellow in English Literature at the University of Edinburgh, UK.

Table of contents (8 chapters)

Table of contents (8 chapters)
  • Introduction

    Lawrie, Alexandra

    Pages 1-12

  • Early developments: English literature as a subject of study from the seventeenth to the nineteenth century

    Lawrie, Alexandra

    Pages 13-31

  • ’Barbarian war-cries on every side’: John Churton Collins and the dispute over university English studies in the fin de siècle

    Lawrie, Alexandra

    Pages 32-55

  • The University Extension Movement

    Lawrie, Alexandra

    Pages 56-85

  • ‘A novel education’: Richard G. Moulton’s inductive criticism in extramural adult education during the fin de siècle

    Lawrie, Alexandra

    Pages 86-114

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Beginnings of University English
Book Subtitle
Extramural Study, 1885-1910
Authors
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-30911-2
DOI
10.1057/9781137309112
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-30910-5
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-45630-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 190
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