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Author: Samuel; Ricks Christopher (ed.) Rogers
ISBN: 1907903364
Language: English
Publisher: Notting Hill Editions (2011)
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Table Talk & Recollections: Introduced by Christopher Ricks (Hardback). He was all ears, very good at hearing what was said, and assiduous about recording it in a kind of laconic shorthand.

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Samuel Rogers wished to enter the Presbyterian ministry, but his father persuaded him to join the banking business in. .In 1856 he arranged and published selections as Recollections of the Table-Talk of Samuel Rogers, to which is added Porsoniana.

Samuel Rogers wished to enter the Presbyterian ministry, but his father persuaded him to join the banking business in Cornhill. In long holidays, necessitated by delicate health, Rogers became interested in English literature, particularly the work of Samuel Johnson, Thomas Gray and Oliver Goldsmith. He learned Gray's poems by heart, and his family wealth allowed him to leisure to try writing poetry himself.

Ricks shows that, although his tastes are much more catholic, he has as sharp an ear as "Q" for the particular pleasure of lyric.

Here is a treasure-house of over seven centuries of English poetry, chosen and introduced by Christopher Ricks, whom Auden described as 'exactly the kind of critic every poet dreams of finding'. This completely fresh selection brings in new poems and poets from all ages, and extends the range by another half-century, to include many twentieth-century figures not featured before - among them Philip Larkin and Samuel Beckett, Thom Gunn and Elaine Feinstein - right up to Ted Hughes and Seamus Heaney. Ricks shows that, although his tastes are much more catholic, he has as sharp an ear as "Q" for the particular pleasure of lyric.

Home Browse Books Book details, Recollections of the Table-Talk of Samuel Rogers. Samuel Rogers was born at Stoke Newington, 30th July, 1763. Recollections of the Table-Talk of Samuel Rogers. to Which Is Added Porsoniana. By Samuel Rogers, Alexander Dyce. His first publication, An Ode to Superstition, with some other Poems, appeared in 1786; at which period the coldly classic Mason (then a veteran) and the feeble Hayley were perhaps the most popular of our living poets: Cowper, though The Task was in print, had scarcely won all his fame; Crabbe had put forth only his earlier pieces; and Darwin was yet to. come.