Author:John Churton Collins

John Churton Collins
(1848–1908)
University extension teacher and advocate of the academic study of English literature.
This author wrote articles for the Dictionary of National Biography, and the list on this page is complete to 1901.
Articles written by this author are designated in the DNB by the initials "J. C. C."
John Churton Collins

WorksEdit

  • Sir Joshua Reynolds as a Portrait Painter (1874)
  • The plays and poems of Cyril Tourneur (1878), in 2 vols. (external scans (multiple parts): 1, 2)
  • The poems of Lord Herbert of Cherbury (1881) (external scan)
  • Bolingbroke, a historical study; and Voltaire in England (1886) (external scan)
  • Illustrations of Tennyson (1891) (external scan)
  • The study of English literature; a plea for its recognition and organization at the universities (1891) (external scan)
  • The Satires of Dryden (1893)
  • Essays and studies (1895) (external scan)
  • Pope's Essay on criticism (1896)
  • A treasury of minor British poetry, selected and arranged with notes (1896) (external scan)
  • The early poems of Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1900) (external scan)
  • Ephemera critica; or, Plain truths about current literature (1902) (external scan)
  • Jonathan Swift; a biographical and critical study (1901) (external scan)
  • In Memoriam, The Princess, and Maud by Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1902)
  • Critical essays and literary fragments (1903) (external scan)
  • Studies In Shakepeare (1904) (external scan)
  • Studies In Poetry And Criticism (1905)
  • Plays and Poems of Robert Greene (1905)
  • Voltaire, Montesquieu, And Rousseau In England (1908) (external scan)
  • Greek influence on English poetry (1910), ed. by Michael Macmillan (external scan)
  • Posthumous Essays (1912) ed. by Laurence Churton Collins (external scan)

Contributions to 'Quarterly Review'Edit

  • “The Works of Jonathan Swift”, Quarterly Review (London) 153 (306): 377-430, April 1882 
  • “The Life of Jonathan Swift”, Quarterly Review (London) 156 (311): 1-57, July 1883 
  • “The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden.”, Quarterly Review (London) 146 (292): 289-330, October 1878 
  • “The Works of the Right Honourable Henry St. John, Lord Viscount Bolingbroke”, Quarterly Review (London) 149 (297): 1-46, January 1880 
  • “The Works of the Right Honourable Henry St. John, Lord Viscount Bolingbroke”, Quarterly Review (London) 151 (301): 67-99, January 1881 
  • “The Works of the Right Honourable Henry St. John, Lord Viscount Bolingbroke”, Quarterly Review (London) 151 (302): 316-351, April 1881 
  • “Shakspere's predecessors in the English drama”, Quarterly Review (London) 161 (322): 330-381, October 1885 
  • “From Shakespeare to Pope; an inquiry into the causes and phenomena of the rise of classical poetry in England”, Quarterly Review (London) 163 (326): 330-381, July 1886 
  • “The London University Calendar, 1886-7”, Quarterly Review (London) 164 (327): 33-66, January 1887 

Contributions to 'The Cornhill Magazine'Edit

  • “Aulus Gellius and his Contemporaries”, The Cornhill Magazine (London) 37 (219): 316-326, March 1878 
  • “A New Study of Tennyson-Part 1”, The Cornhill Magazine (London) 41 (241): 36-50, January 1880 
  • “A New Study of Tennyson-Part 2”, The Cornhill Magazine (London) 42 (247): 17-35, July 1880 
  • “A New Study of Tennyson-Part 3”, The Cornhill Magazine (London) 44 (259): 87-106, July 1881 
  • “Voltaire in England-Part 1”, The Cornhill Magazine (London) 46 (274): 452-465, October 1882 
  • “Voltaire in England-Part 2”, The Cornhill Magazine (London) 46 (275): 677-690, November 1882 

Contributions to 'Nineteenth Century'Edit

  • “Can English Literature be taught?”, Nineteenth Century (London) 22 (129): 642-658, November 1887 

Contributions to DNBEdit

Works about CollinsEdit

 

Works by this author published before January 1, 1925 are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.