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Author: Ian Scott-Kilvert; British Council.
Publisher: New York : Scribner, ©1979-©1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection of critical essays covers writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the 14th century to the present day.
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Genre/Form: Reference works
Bio-bibliography
Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
British writers.
New York : Scribner, ©1979-©1984
(OCoLC)657164352
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Scott-Kilvert; British Council.
ISBN: 0684157985 9780684157986 0684164078 9780684164076 0684164086 9780684164083 0684166356 9780684166353 0684166364 9780684166360 0684166372 9780684166377 0684166380 9780684166384 0684174170 9780684174174 9780684325002 0684325004
OCLC Number: 4493968
Description: 7 volumes ; 29 cm
Contents: V. 1. William Langland to the English Bible. --
v. 2. Thomas Middleton to George Farquhar. --
v. 3. Daniel Defoe to the Gothic novel. --
v. 4 William Wordsworth to Robert Browning. --
v. 5. Elizabeth Gaskell to Francis Thompson. --
v. 6. Thomas Hardy to Wilfred Owen. --
v. 7. Sean O'Casey to poets of World War II. v. 1. William Langland / Nevill Coghill --
Geoffrey Chaucer / Nevill Coghill --
John Gower / Derek Pearsall --
John Lydgate / Derek Pearsall --
Sir Thomas Malory / M. C. Bradbrook --
John Skelton / Peter Green --
Sir Thomas Wyatt / Sergio Baldi --
Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey / A. S. G. Edwards --
Edmund Spenser / Alastair Fowler --
Sir Walter Ralegh / Agnes M. C. Latham --
Sir Philip Sidney / Kenneth Muir --
Richard Hooker / Arthur Pollard --
John Lyly and George Peele / G. K. Hunter --
Thomas Kyd and Early Elizabethan Tragedy / Philip Edwards --
George Chapman / M. C. Bradbrook --
Francis Bacon / Brian Vickers --
Christopher Marlowe / Philip Henderson --
William Shakespeare / Stanley Wells --
Ben Jonson / J. B. Bamborough --
John Donne / Frank Kermode --
The English Bible / Donald Coggan --
v. 2. Thomas Middleton / J. R. Mulryne --
John Marston and Cyril Tourneur / R. A. Foakes --
Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher / Ian Fletcher --
John Webster / Ian Scott-Kilvert --
John Ford / Clifford Leech --
Robert Herrick / John Press --
George Herbert / T. S. Eliot --
Izaak Walton / Margaret Bottrall --
Sir Thomas Browne / Peter Green --
John Milton / E. M. W. Tillyard --
Four Metaphysical Poets / Margaret Willy --
Andrew Marvell / John Press --
The Cavalier Poets / Robin Skelton --
John Bunyon / Henri A. Talon --
The Restoration Court Poets / Vivian de Sola Pinto --
John Evelyn and Samuel Pepys / Margaret Willy --
John Dryden / Bonamy Dobree --
William Wycherley / P. F. Vernon --
Sir John Vanbrugh / Bernard Harris --
William Congreve / Bonamy Dobree --
George Farquhar / A. J. Farmer --
v. 3. Daniel Defoe / James Sutherland --
Jonathan Swift / A. Norman Jeffares --
Sir Richard Steele and Joseph Addison / A. R. Humphreys --
John Gay / Oliver Warner --
Alexander Pope / Ian Jack --
Samuel Richardson / R. F. Brissenden --
Henry Fielding / John Butt --
Samuel Johnson / S. C. Roberts --
Laurence Sterne / D. W. Jefferson --
Thomas Gray / R. W. Ketton-Cremer --
Tobias Smollett / Laurence Brander --
William Collins / Oswald Doughty --
Oliver Goldsmith / A. Norman Jeffares --
Edmund Burke / T. E. Utley --
William Cowper / Norman Nicholson --
Edward Gibbon / C. V. Wedgwood --
James Boswell / P. A. W. Collins --
Richard Brinsley Sheridan / Arnold Hare --
George Crabbe / R. L. Brett --
William Blake / J. B. Beer --
Robert Burns / David Daiches --
The Gothic Novel / Brendan Hennessy --
v. 4. William Wordsworth / J. R. Watson --
Sir Walter Scott / Ian Jack --
Samuel Taylor Coleridge / R. L. Brett --
Robert Southey / Geoffrey Carnall --
Charles Lamb / Edmund Blunden --
Walter Savage Landor / G. Rostrevor Hamilton --
Jane Austen / Brian Southam --
William Hazlitt / R. L. Brett --
Thomas De Quincey / Hugh Sykes Davies --
Thomas Love Peacock / J. I. M. Stewart --
George Gordon, Lord Byron / Malcolm Kelsall --
Percy Bysshe Shelley / G. M. Matthews --
John Keats / Miriam Allott --
Thomas Carlyle / Ian Campbell --
Thomas Hood / Laurence Brander --
Thomas Babington Macaulay / Kenneth Young --
Benjamin Disraeli / Paul Blomfield --
Elizabeth Barrett Browning / Alethea Hayter --
Alfred Tennyson / Brian Southam --
Edward Fitzgerald / Joanna Richardson --
Robert Browning / Philip Drew --
v. 5. Elizabeth Gaskell / Miriam Allott --
William Makepeace Thackeray / John Carey --
Charles Dickens / Barbara Hardy --
Edward Lear / Joanna Richardson --
Anthony Trollope / Hugh Sykes Davies --
The Brontes / Winifred Gerin --
Arthur Hugh Clough / Isobel Armstrong --
John Ruskin / Peter Quennell --
George Eliot / Lettice Cooper --
Matthew Arnold / Kenneth Allott --
George Meredith / Phyllis Bartlett --
Dante Gabriel Rossetti / Oswald Doughty --
Christina Rossetti / Georgina Battiscombe --
Lewis Carroll / Derek Hudson --
Leslie Stephen / Phyllis Grosskurth --
William Morris / Philip Henderson --
Algernon Charles Swinburne / Ian Fletcher --
Walter Horatio Pater / Ian Fletcher --
Gerard Manley Hopkins / Graham Storey --
Robert Louis Stevenson / G. B. Stern --
Oscar Wilde / John Stokes --
George Gissing / A. C. Ward --
Francis Thompson / Peter Butter --
v. 6. Thomas Hardy / C. Day Lewis and R. A. Scott-James --
Henry James / Tony Tanner --
Robert Bridges / John Sparrow --
George Moore / A. Norman Jeffares --
George Bernard Shaw / Margery M. Morgan --
Joseph Conrad / C. B. Cox --
A. E. Housman / Ian Scott-Kilvert --
Rudyard Kipling / A. G. Sandison --
William Butler Yeats / G. S. Fraser --
H. G. Wells / Kenneth Young --
Arnold Bennett / Kenneth Young --
John Galsworthy / Margery M. Morgan --
Norman Douglas / Ian Greenless --
J. M. Synge and Lady Gregory / Elizabeth Coxhead --
Ford Madox Ford / Kenneth Young --
G. K. Chesterton / Christopher Hollis --
Winston Churchill / John Connell --
W. Somerset Maugham / Anthony Curtis --
G. M. Trevelyan / J. H. Plumb --
E. M. Forster / Philip Gardner --
Poets of World War I / John Press --
Wilfred Owen / Dominic Hibberd --
v. 7. Sean O'Casey / William A. Armstrong --
Virginia Woolf / Bernard Blackstone --
James Joyce / J. I. M. Stewart --
Ivy Compton-Burnett / R. Glynn Grylls --
Wyndham Lewis / E. W. F. Tomlin --
D. H. Lawrence / Alastair Niven --
Edith Sitwell / John Lehmann --
T. S. Eliot / M. C. Bradbrook --
Katherine Mansfield / Ian A. Gordon --
Joyce Cary / Walter Allen --
Aldous Huxley / Jocelyn Brooke --
J. B. Priestley / Kenneth Young --
F. R. Leavis / Edward Greenwood --
Robert Graves / Martin Seymour-Smith --
George Orwell / Tom Hopkinson --
Evelyn Waugh / William Myers --
Christopher Isherwood / Francis King --
C. P. Snow / William Cooper --
Anthony Powell / Bernard Bergonzi --
John Betjeman / John Press --
W. H. Auden / Richard Hoggart --
Louis MacNeice / John Press --
Poets of World War II / John Press --
v. 8. Index.
Responsibility: edited under the auspices of the British Council, Ian Scott-Kilvert, general editor.

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This collection of critical essays covers writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the 14th century to the present day.

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