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The dedication of books to patron and friend

Henry Benjamin Wheatley

The dedication of books to patron and friend

a chapter in literary history.

by Henry Benjamin Wheatley

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Published by Gale Research Co. in Detroit .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dedications in books.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLondon, E. Stock, 1887.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN171.D4 W5 1968
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 257 p.
    Number of Pages257
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5621359M
    LC Control Number68030615


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Excerpt from The Dedication of Books to Patron and Friend: A Chapter in Literary History Few desires can be more natural than that of an author to link the name of a friend of patron with the work of his own mind.

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Book dedications were begun as a way to give thanks to a patron, often in exchange for money to finance the book. Today, they are a way to express gratitude for inspiration and are often a very personal process.

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Process every stage of your breakup: shock, denial, grief, sadness, insecurity, and anger while feeling supported and loved through your pain. Make this guided journal your trusted friend. You might skip past the dedication in a book, ready to dig into the good stuff.

But don’t forget there’s often writing worthy of your attention before the story even begins—and here’s your proof. The best dedications ever written: Haroun And The Sea Of Stories, by Salman Rushdie Zembla, Zenda.

The Dedication of Books to Patron and Friend This volume traces the history of book dedications, beginning with the use of dedications to express love, then to the mercenary practice of selling dedications to patrons, and concluding with a more neutral, balanced sort of dedication.

The dedication of books to patron and friend: a chapter in literary history. [Henry B Wheatley] -- This volume traces the history of book dedications, beginning with the use of dedications to express love, then to the mercenary practice of selling dedications to patrons, and concluding with a.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wheatley, Henry Benjamin, Dedication of books to patron and friend. London, E. Stock, THE DEDICATION OF BOOKS TO PATRON AND FRIEND A CHAPTER IN LITERARY HISTORY.

(Book Lover's Library). Get this from a library. The dedication of books to patron and friend: a chapter in literary history. [Henry B Wheatley]. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wheatley, Henry B. (Henry Benjamin), Dedication of books to patron and friend. Detroit, Gale Research Co., Additional Physical Format: Print version: Wheatley, Henry Benjamin, Dedication of books to patron and friend.

London, E. Stock, (DLC)   The dedication began life as a display of fawning gratitude towards a patron, sometimes in direct exchange for cash. Shakespeare is said to have received £1, for two particularly obsequious. The dedication is one of the most personal sections in the book, and it’s up to you to decide how you want to use it.

What’s inside of your book is. I always enjoyed finding a book dedication that made an effort to honor someone that had an impact on their life, but a dedication that could also reach out to me and make an emotional connection.

Here are a variety of book dedications that will help you to start to formulate your own. Lizzie Enfield looks at the poetic history of a book's first few words, which are so often secretly coded by their author. Once you’ve skimmed the title page and publishing credits, the first thing you encounter in a book is the dedication.

A few sparse words dropped into those preliminary white pages, they are poetic in their brevity. I dedicated my second book to my best friend. Here's what I said: To (his name), who has been more of a brother to me than a friend.

This person is your best friend. I'm not picking on you, but you should be able to come up with something without having to resort to the answers of other people. Such inscriptions are, of course, almost as old as books themselves – when Virgil published The Georgics, his four-book poetic treatise on farming, in 29BC, it was dedicated to his patron, Gaius.

With ‘The Friend,’ Sigrid Nunez Becomes an Overnight Literary Sensation, 23 Years and Eight Books Later. Sigrid Nunez accepting the National Book Award for. To Johnny, for the night in the car, the day on the beach, and the evening in jail—keep living the life, baby.

Formal, with anecdote. This book is dedicated to Barbara Johnson, for her kindness and devotion, and for her endless support when Catherine was ill; her selflessness will always be remembered. Informal, in memory of. In newer books, the dedication is located on a dedication page on its own, usually on the recto page after the main title page inside the front matter.

It can occupy one or multiple lines depending on its importance. It can also be "in a longer version as a dedication letter or dedication preface at the book's beginning". - "One must always be careful of books and what is inside them, for words have the power to change us." -Cassandra Clare.

See more ideas about Books, Book worms and Book pins. An Example of a Great Book Dedication. I had forgotten about this dedication until Valerie Gangas shared it on Twitter. It's a well-written strong dedication for Ways to Market Your Books.

Dedication Quotes Book Dedication Cool Writing Writing Tips Great Books My Books Marketing Program Heart And Mind Book Authors. “Though you can love what you do not master, you cannot master what you do not love.” ― Mokokoma Mokhonoana.

tags: dedication, hard-work, love, mastery, talent. “She lends her pen, to thoughts of him, that flow from it, in her solitary.

For she is his poet, And he is her poetry.” ― Lang Leav, Love & Misadventure. “To Senor Sempere, the best friend a book could ever have: you opened the doors to the world for me and showed me how to go through them.” ― Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Angel's Game tags: books, dedications.

With a little research, I learned that, in fact, book dedications date back a number of centuries and were sometimes used by an author or a publisher to thank a patron, and in some cases, to try Author: Christine Sneed.

Dedications to powerful patrons were attached to almost all works of Renaissance literature. They usually declared the author's unworthiness and praised the patron's greatness, and Machiavelli's dedication stands squarely in this tradition.

However, he was sincere in his desire to get back into the good graces of the Medici family. The dedication is usually right there at the beginning of the book or poem, like in Allen Ginsberg's Howl. And don't forget, works of literature can be dedicated to groups of people (like in The Things They Carried), places (like in The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian), or anything else that strikes the author's fancy.

- Explore SeleneMyats's board "Best Dedication" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Book dedication, Funny book dedications and Books pins. 23 Jun - Book dedications. See more ideas about Book dedication, Words and Love book pins. When he presented her with the book, Miss Murdoch, who was at that time the author of 22 books, read the dedication and said, ''It's so nice to see one's name in print.'' Even movie directors have.

My book dedications all fall into the “predictable” category. My 6 Alaska books are dedicated to my husband and one also to the Aleut People. The dedication of my first novel, MOTHER EARTH FATHER SKY, reads “To Neil who has taught me so much about joy and living and our children Neil and Krystal who have taught us both about love.

After a librarian gave him a book to read--along with his own library card--he was hooked. He began spending hours alone in the basement of his apartment building, reading one book after another. Running away from home at the age of 14 and traveling with a carnival, Paulsen acquired a taste for Although he was never a dedicated student, Paulsen /5(15).

Finally, your book is about complete. And now you are agonizing over the book's final title, the cover design, the acknowledgement's page, and the dedication. And everyone has an opinion about all of that – except for the dedication. But don't worry. With a little bit of planning, the dedication can be one of the easiest things to create.

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Randy Ribay (Author) out of 5 stars ratings. See all 6 formats and editions/5(). Apr 9, - Explore tsparkle's board "Dedicated To My Daughters", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Me quotes, Words and Inspirational quotes pins.