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Literature and Western man

Author: J B Priestley
Publisher: New York, Harper [1960]
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"In these essays, the well-known English novelist surveys Western letters and, through them, Western man from the 15th century to the present ... American writers have a very minor place in this centuries-long cavalcade." Pub W.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Priestley, J.B. (John Boynton), 1894-1984.
Literature and Western man.
New York, Harper [1960]
(OCoLC)592780385
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J B Priestley
OCLC Number: 301184
Description: xi, 512 pages 25 cm
Contents: pt. 1. The golden globe: Movable types --
The Italian scene and Machiavelli --
France: Rabelais and Montaigne --
England and Shakespeare --
Spain and Cervantes --
pt. 2. "The order'd garden": "And all was light" --
The drama --
The novel --
The Enlightenment --
pt. 3. Shadows of the moon: Rousseau and the romantic age --
Germany and Goethe --
The English romantics --
The romantic movement in France --
Russians and others --
pt. 4. The broken web: The age and its prophets --
The poets --
The novelists --
The dramatists --
pt. 5. The moderns: Background to the books --
Mostly before 1914 --
Brief interlude --
Between the wars.
Responsibility: by J.B. Priestley.

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"In these essays, the well-known English novelist surveys Western letters and, through them, Western man from the 15th century to the present ... American writers have a very minor place in this centuries-long cavalcade." Pub W.

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