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A history of English literature

Author: Michael Alexander
Publisher: Basingstoke, Hampshire [u.a.] : Palgrave, 2002.
Series: Palgrave foundations.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3. [print]View all editions and formats
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This text provides a comprehensive survey of one of the richest and oldest literatures in the world. Presented as a narrative, and usable as a work of reference, this text offers an account of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Alexander
ISBN: 0333672267 9780333672266 0333913973 9780333913970
OCLC Number: 248521839
Description: XII, 387 S : Ill ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction - PART ONE: MEDIEVAL - Old English Literature to 1100 - Middle English Literature 1066-1500 - PART TWO: TUDOR AND STUART - Tudor Literature 1500-1603 - Shakespeare and the Drama - Stuart Literature to 1700 - PART THREE: AUGUSTAN AND ROMANTIC - Augustan Literature to 1790 - The Romantics 1790-1837 - PART FOUR: VICTORIAN LITERATURE TO 1880 - The Age and its Sages - Poetry - Fiction - Late Victorian Literature 1880-1900 - PART FIVE: THE TWENTIETH CENTURY - Ends and Beginnings: 1901-1919 - From Post-War to Post-War: 1920-1955 - New Beginnings: 1955-80 - Postcript on the Current - Bibliography - Glossary - Index
Series Title: Palgrave foundations.
Responsibility: Michael Alexander.

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"If I had my way, every student of English would be supplied with a copy of this book." -Gary Day, "Times Higher Education Supplement" "...written in a wonderfully accessible, perceptive style..." Read more...

 
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