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British writers classics. Volume I

Author: Jay Parini
Publisher: New York : Charles Scribner's Sons ; London : Simon & Schuster, 2003.
Series: British writers collection.; Gale virtual reference library.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Covers some of the most influential works of British literature. Provides individual works, including The Canterbury Tales, Emma, Great Expectations, Wuthering Heights, The Importance of Being Earnest, Utopia and Gulliver's Travels, exploring the themes, characterization, use of language and other nuances of these pieces of literature.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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British writers classics
(DLC) 2002215114
(OCoLC)50672272
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jay Parini
ISBN: 9780684316314 0684316315
OCLC Number: 733845711
Description: 1 online resource (393 pages).
Contents: Alchemist (Ben Jonson) / Alexandra Gillespie --
Arcadia (Tom Stoppard) / Fred Bilson --
Canterbury tales (Geoffrey Chaucer) / N.S. Thompson --
Emma (Jane Austen) / Sandie Byrne --
Great expectations (Charles Dickens) / Peter Scupham --
Gulliver's travels (Jonathan Swift) / Christopher MacLachlan --
Heart of darkness (Joseph Conrad) / Cates Baldridge --
Holy sonnets (John Donne) / James E. Berg --
Importance of being Earnest (Oscar Wilde) / Sandie Byrne --
Kim (Rudyard Kipling) / Peter Scupham --
Man and superman (George Bernard Shaw) / John A. Bertolini --
Middlemarch (George Eliot) / Deanna Kreisel --
Portrait of the artist as a young man (James Joyce) / Caitriona O'Reilly --
Prelude (William Wordsworth) / Patrick Vincent --
Rape of the lock (Alexander Pope) / Tom Jones --
Return of the native (Thomas Hardy) / Phillip Mallett --
Strange case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (Robert Louis Stevenson) / Claire Harman --
Tristram Shandy (Laurence Sterne) / Scott MacKenzie --
Utopia (Thomas More) / Dan Brayton --
Wuthering heights (Emily Bronte) / Sandie Byrne.
Series Title: British writers collection.; Gale virtual reference library.
Responsibility: edited by Jay Parini.
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Covers some of the most influential works of British literature. Provides individual works, including The Canterbury Tales, Emma, Great Expectations, Wuthering Heights, The Importance of Being Earnest, Utopia and Gulliver's Travels, exploring the themes, characterization, use of language and other nuances of these pieces of literature.

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