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  Item Reference: KCLCAL-1889-1890-356

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354 department for ladies Rasselas "-His Essays "-a Lives of the Poets "-His style-His conversation-His influence literary and other- His place in English literature Read or consult Boswell's "Life of Johnson" Mr Stephen's Johnson in the Men of Letters Series Carlyle Essay and Macaulay's on Johnson ENGLISH LANGUAGE Michaelmas Term Chaucer's English -"The Legend of Good Women" will be read sketch of the history of our language down to the Fourteenth Century will be given and the influences on it and the course of it in that century specially studied &c Lent Term Spenser's English -Passages from the Fairy Queen" will be read and sketch given of the history of our language between Chaucer and Spenser-Spenser's archaisms &c Easter Term Dr Johnson's English -" Rasselas will be read and sketch given of the history of our language from Spenser to Johnson-Johnson's Latinisms &c Read or consult Garlanda's "Philosophy of Words" and his Fortunes of Words" Mayhew's Trenclrs aStudy of Words" Skeat's 4'Principles of English Etymology
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