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William Godwin

George Woodcock

William Godwin

a biographical study

by George Woodcock

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Published by The Porcupine press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Godwin, William, 1756-1836

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby George Woodcock, with a foreword by Herbert Read.
    ContributionsPaul Avrich Collection (Library of Congress)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR4723 .W6
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 266 p.
    Number of Pages266
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6518531M
    LC Control Number47021643
    OCLC/WorldCa706780

    Dec 02,  · James Fenton on William Godwin and Mary Wollstonecraft. "N o one had written like this about a woman before," says Richard Holmes in the introduction to his . William Godwin, An Enquiry Concerning Political Justice, and its Influence on General Virtue and Happiness, vol. 2 (London: G.G.J. and J. Robinson, ). book v. chap. ii. to deprive us of the benefit of experience: Again, the only means by which truth, however immutable in its own nature, can be communicated to the human mind is through.

    User Review - Flag as inappropriate I just discovered and starting reading this collection of essays by William Godwin. It is a wonderful view of early nineteenth 5/5(1). Number 64 of copies. Initialed by St. Louis industrialist William K. Bixby, who sponsored the book, and additionally inscribed by him on the fly leaf to R. U. Johnson. Hardcover, tan buckram. 24 pp. The Mental Anatomies of William Godwin and Mary Shelley. Godwin, William) Brewer, William D. The Mental Anatomies of William Godwin and.

    The past few decades have seen a revival of interest in the social philosophy of William Godwin and a revaluation of his works. Although Godwin has been viewed as a powerful influence on the works of Wordsworth, Coleridge, and Shelley, little notice has been taken of his influence on the work of his daughter, Mary Shelley. It has, on the contrary, been popular to attribute Mary's Frankenstein Cited by: 1. The Online Books Page. Online Books by. William Godwin (Godwin, William, ) Online books about this author are available, as is a Wikipedia article.. Godwin, William, An Account of The Seminary That Will Be Opened On Monday the Fourth Day of August, At Epsom in Surrey, for the Instruction of Twelve Pupils in the Greek, Latin, French, and English Language (London: T. Cadell.


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