Following the publication of A Farewell to Arms in 1929, Hemingway wrote a series of introductions, forewords, and prefaces
for an interesting cross-section of artists and writers.
In order to make their grammars appealing to prospective readers, grammarians wrote convincing prefaces
that exposed the positive qualities of the grammars.
At the heart of this book's wide-ranging analysis of Wordsworth's aesthetic theory is neither the privileging of "low and rustic life" announced in the Preface
to Lyrical Ballads nor the Preface
's controversial claim that the volumes' poems approximate the "real language of men.
were composed "in a language intended to demonstrate their [authors'] literary skills, including their knowledge of poetry, history, the [Qur.
by Harriet Beecher Stowe and Henry, Lord Brougham.
Even the collection of prefaces
contained in the Corpus prefationum (ed.
Contemporary critics, however, emphasise that Scott's historical novel may well be "the direct continuation of the great social novel of the eighteenth century", as Luckacs described it (1962 : 31), and a forerunner of the Victorian novel, but what traditional critics ignored, or considered as its deficiency was a great degree of self-consciousness, most apparent in the prefaces
with which Scott supplied most of his texts.
the collection with an introduction on the contributions of Krippendorf to the field, especially his adaptation of the new cybernetics to the study of language.
Kallendorf's Virgil and the Myth of Venice complements King's work by turning to the physical book itself and to what Girard Genette has termed "paratexts" - marginalia, dedicatory letters, prefaces
, printers' notes, and commentaries (9).
A section discussing the growth and transplantation of woody plants in general prefaces
, after all, not only declares this autobiography of an Ex-Coloured Man to be more representative of black life than the earlier narratives of ex-slaves, thus positioning the text as anthropological, but it also consciously evokes the authenticating prefaces
common to slave narratives, as Robert Stepto has observed (98).
and Writing sampler and Three discourses on imagined occasions.
Chapters culled from 20 of Fuller's books feature new prefaces
written by "Bucky" admirers including Arthur Clarke and Arthur L.
Literary historian Susan Broom-hall lists close to 150 works written by eighty-five French women in the sixteenth century These writings include entire works published by women, printed manuscript works, and works to which women contributed -- this last category incorporates poetry in collectively authored texts, and marginal writings such as prefaces
and editorial forewords that are contributions to works written by another author.
16 (where Paul refers obliquely to his correspondence with the Laodiceans) and receives no separate comments or even textual remarks from Lefevre, who prefaces
the text as follows: