Essential Articles for the Study of Francis Bacon
After a long period of neglect and abuse it is a pleasure to report that the last thirty years have seen a great revival of interest in Bacon, a revival that has produced informed and detailed criticism both at the general level and as more specialized studies, the best of which are included in this volume. - Introduction.
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The Bacon of the Seventeenth Century
VIRGIL K WHITAKER
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