Author:Oliver Elton

Oliver Elton
Professor of English literature

This author wrote articles for the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica.
Articles written by this author are designated in the EB1911 by the initials "O. E.*"


  • The Augustan ages (1899)
  • Tennyson; an inaugural lecture given in the Arts theatre of University college, Liverpool, November 1, 1901 (1901)
  • Michael Drayton; a critical study, with a bibliography (1905)
  • Frederick York Powell: A Life and a Selection from his Letters and Occasional Writings (1906)
  • Modern studies (1907)
  • Milton and party (1909)
  • A survey of English literature, 1780-1830 (1912)
  • Poetic romancers after 1850 [1915]
  • A sheaf of papers (1922)
  • The Brownings (1924)
  • Wordsworth (1924)
  • Tennyson and Matthew Arnold (1924)

Contributions to EB1911Edit

As translatorEdit

As editorEdit

  • The first part of Henry the Fourth (1889), by William Shakespeare
  • The tragedy of King John (1890), by William Shakespeare
  • L'allegro (1893), by John Milton
  • Il penseroso [1897?], by John Milton
  • Milton: minor poems, by John Milton
  • A miscellany presented to John Macdonald Mackay, LL. D., July, 1914 (1914)

Works about EltonEdit


Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1928.

The longest-living author of these works died in 1944, so these works are in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 78 years or less. These works may 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.