German: A Structural Approach, Fourth Edition, shares the basic aims of earlier editions: developing speaking, reading, and writing, while at the same time giving students a clear understanding of the structure of the language.
The English Romantic period—when, as Wordsworth wrote, "the whole earth/The beauty wore of promise"—was also a time in which many of our contemporary attitudes, conventions, and institutions originated. The present book explores, in fascinating depth, the context given by human beings of the time to what its writers called "the spirit of the age."
Here is a new translation, remarkable for its accuracy and refreshing clarity of exposition, of the first major work of literary criticism.
Life in the Victorian period, focusing on the social, religious, scientific, and artistic movements that characterized the age.