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The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

Stopford Augustus Brooke (1832–1916)

Brooke, Stopford Augustus. An Irish critic; born in Letterkenny, Ireland, in 1832; died in 1916. He graduated at Trinity College, Dublin; seceded from the Church of England and till 1894 had charge of a private chapel in Bloomsbury. He published religious books; but is noted for his scholarly and interesting works on English literature, including ‘English Literature’ (1876); ‘History of Early English Literature’ (1892); ‘Tennyson: his Art and Relation to Modern Life’; ‘Poetry of Robert Browning’ (1902); ‘Ten Plays of Shakespeare’ (1905). He died March 18, 1916.