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Written in the Time of the Late Wars

by Samuel Butler and A. R. Waller
Publication Date: 02/10/2014
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Originally published in 1905 as part of the Cambridge English Classics series, this book contains the text of Hudibras by the satirical poet Samuel Butler (1613-80). The text is taken from the 1678 edition of the poem, and notes on the variations on the text found in previous versions are included at the back of the book. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in English satire or Restoration literature.
Poetry by individual poets
Publication Date:
Cambridge University Press
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
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Samuel Butler

Samuel Butler (1835-1902) was the son of a clergyman. Following a disagreement with his father, he left England to beome a sheep farmer in New Zealand, returning to England in 1864.

He published Erewhon anonymously in 1872, and went on to publish several works attacking contemporary scientific ideas, in particular Darwin's theory of natural selection.

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