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A history of English literature

Author: Alastair Fowler
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Harvard University Press pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alastair Fowler
ISBN: 0674396642 9780674396647 9780674396654 0674396650
OCLC Number: 24570580
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 409 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The middle ages: from oral to written literature --
Renaissance prose and verse --
Elizabethan mannerism --
Elizabethan and Jacobean drama --
The earlier seventeenth century --
Restoration literature --
Augustan classicism --
Later classicism and the enlightenment --
Romanticism and poetry --
Transformations of prose --
Victorian poetry --
Nineteenth-century fiction --
Modernist fiction --
Modernist poetry and drama --Postmodernism.
Responsibility: Alastair Fowler.

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Fowler is to be congratulated for the exhilarating flow of his historical narrative and his insights into authors as different as Pope and Pinter...His book is a reliable guide to the evolution of Read more...

 
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