Poetry, Comedy, and Duty
Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1896.
Hardcover. 7 7/8" X 5 1/4". iv, 315pp. Green cloth over boards, with spine lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt. Moderate edgewear to binding, with bumping to corners. Bookseller stamp and notations to front pastedown. Binding is sound. Pages are clean and unmarked. This contemplation of poetry, comedy, and duty by American divine and philosopher Charles Carroll Everett first considers these topics individually then together, with chapters on Poetry: The Imagination, The Philosophy of Poetry, The Poetic Aspect of Nature, The Tragic Forces in Life and Literature; Comedy: The Philosophy of the Comic; Duty: The Ultimate Facts of Ethics, The New Ethics; Conclusion: Poetry, Comedy, and Duty, Considered in Their Relation to One Another. Very good. Item #1892