Arthur Ransome Trust

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Literary Criticism

These titles contain  literary criticism written by Arthur Ransome. In addition to these volumes, Ransome edited The World’s Story-Tellers series in the period 1907-9 (see our Contibutions List for details).

The date shown is that of first UK publication. Titles in bold are currently in print in the UK.

Literary criticism books published during Arthur Ransome’s life:

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Good books, I suppose, need no prefaces. But honest authors realise their books are never as good as they had planned them.


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