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Author:Logan Pearsall Smith

Logan Pearsall Smith
American-born British essayist and critic
Logan Pearsall Smith


  • The Youth of Parnassus, and other stories (1895)
  • Trivia (1902)
  • The Life and Letters of Sir Henry Wotton (1907)
  • Songs and Sonnets (1909)
  • The English Language (1912)
  • A Treasury of English Prose (1919)
  • Stories from the Old Testament retold (1920)
  • More Trivia (1921)
  • English Idioms (1923)
  • Words and Idioms (1925)
  • The Prospects of Literature (1927)
  • Afterthoughts (1931)
  • All Trivia (1933)
  • Last Words (1933)
  • On Reading Shakespeare (1933)
  • Fine Writing (1936)
  • Reperusals & Recollections (1937)
  • Unforgotten Years (1938)
  • Death in Iceland, Printed with Iceland: A Poem by Robert Gathorne-Hardy (1938)
  • Milton and His Modern Critics (1940)
  • A Treasury Of English Aphorisms (1943)


  • Little Essays Drawn From The Writings Of George Santayana by George Santayana (1920)
  • Donne's Sermons: Selected Passages with an Essay (1920) by John Donne
  • The Golden Grove: Selected Passages From The Sermons and Writings of Jeremy Taylor by Jeremy Taylor (1930)


Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1924.

The author died in 1946, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 70 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.