By Sir J. G. Frazer
This can be a absolutely annotated variation of chosen letters by means of (and every now and then to) Sir J. G. Frazer (1854-1941), the eminent anthropologist, classicist, and historian of faith. Frazer was once learn through almost each person operating in these fields within the first 3rd of the 20th century. His nice paintings, The Golden Bough, provided a grand imaginative and prescient of humanity's psychological and non secular evolution--from useless makes an attempt to compel the gods to do our bidding (which Frazer referred to as magic) via both useless makes an attempt to propitiate the gods via prayer and sacrifice (his characterization of faith) to rationality and technological know-how. His richly different correspondence with well-known figures resembling Edmund Gosse, A. E. Housman, and Bronislaw Malinowski, between others, bargains an remarkable perception into British highbrow lifetime of the time, and in addition throws mild upon the composition of The Golden Bough itself.
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Use, with regard to the Wgure; and I distinctly remember ‘‘Plum pudding’’ and the hop astride which seems unknown here. TCC (with TCC Add. 56: 87) Before The Golden Bough, 1875–90 33 To George A. 1 Heine is a poet who would gain rather than lose by being subjected to the process of selection, for mixed up with his best pieces there is a certain amount of second-rate work, the omission of which would enhance the eVect of the remainder. To English readers he is chieXy known by the Buch der Lieder, but a good deal of that volume might be left out with advantage and much that is beautiful ought certainly to be added from his later poems.
Lyr. Gr. up to p. 569, part II, ed. ) Also a no. of the pœms of the Pseudo-Anacreon. , De Fals. , Advers. , In Aristocratem, Avers. Phormionem, Pr oB t hn Lakritoy paragrawhn, Paragrawh pr oB Pantaineton, Adversus Bœotum de nomine, Aversus Bœotum de dote, Advers. Dionysodorum) Isocrates (ad Demonicum, & Panegyric) Latin Verse Virgil, Horace, Lucretius, Juvenal, Persius, Propertius, Tibullus, Terence, Plautus (Mostellaria and Persae), Ovid (Fasti, Heroides 1–14, Metam. , Pro Cluentio (except some chapters), a little of the De Nat.
Image (1842–1919), befriended the young man, who ever after valued highly his sympathy and support. 2. For an informative comparison of the reading that Frazer’s near-contemporary Ulrich von Wilamowitz-MoellendorV had done at the age of 21, see Frazer, 21. In many respects Frazer had read more than Wilamowitz at this point in their respective careers. To J. M. 1 Had I been able, I should have gladly attempted the paper. I am, Sir, Yours respectfully J. G. Frazer TCC Add. 17: 103 1. Neither the identity nor the motive of the dissuaders is known.
Selected Letters of Sir J. G. Frazer by Sir J. G. Frazer