Among the pleasures of Spackman's criticism are remarks thrown out offhandedly, as if he kept a laundry hamper beside him full of apercus: "a professor of literature is not so much trained to look at what he is reading as to find things to say about it"; "such Arcadian simplicity has at least two Boeotian inconveniences"; "it is hard to see how even a meatloaf sensibility like Quiller-Couch
's found it bearable"; "literature is cultural tradition stated as emotion"; "the critical sensibility of someone at Byzantium left all but seven of Sophocles' plays...
I've still got a copy of the 1st Armada Ghost Book, published in 1967, which included stories from the likes of Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch
and Edward Lucas White.
She created the drawings found in Arthur Quiller-Couch
's Burning Gold.
For this architectonic quality is just that 'invidious distinction' which the fabled undergraduate declined to draw between the major and minor prophets." (Quiller-Couch
Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch
, an eminent 19th-century critic, stressed in one of his lectures that Dickens had "a hawk's eye for truth of morals.
My Captain!" Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch
's Oxford Book of English Verse, his Oxford Book of English Prose, F.
The book, which went for pounds 32,400, contains a dedication to the daughter of Cornish author Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch
, the man said to have inspired the character of Ratty.
Writer Arthur Quiller-Couch
adopted which single letter as his pseudonym?
Iris was also a plagiarist of a particularly uninspired kind, filching bits from figures as diverse as Quiller-Couch
, Santayana and Eliot.
The most useful and heartbreaking advice I've read about writing is a quote attributed to writer Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch
that goes: "Murder your darlings".
The book is The Sleeping Beauty and Other Fairy Tales by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch
and illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
These comprise Tennyson's English Idyll sic), Richard Jefferies's The Dewy Morn (1884), Quiller-Couch
's Poison Island (1907), D.