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The Oxford encyclopedia of British literature

Author: David Scott Kastan
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
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Provides comprehensive coverage of literature from the Abbey Theatre to Israel Zangwill, covering the entire history of literature in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland in the major literary languages (Anglo-Saxon, English, Welsh, Scots, Irish, and Latin). It includes substantial accounts of individual authors (e.g., Spenser, Pope, Austen) and detailed histories of particular themes, movements, genres,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic encyclopedias
Electronic books
Electronic reference sources
Encyclopedias
Encyclopédies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Oxford encyclopedia of British literature.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
(DLC) 2005025187
(OCoLC)61453986
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Scott Kastan
ISBN: 0195307445 9780195307443
OCLC Number: 676308592
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (5 volumes) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: v. 1: Chronology; Abbey Theatre --
Caryl Churchill; v. 2: Colleye Cibber --
Harley lyrics; v. 3: Tony Harrison --
A Mirror for Magistrates; v. 4: Modernism --
Percy Bysshe Shelley; v. 5: Richard Brinsley Sheridan --
Benjamin Zephaniah; directory of contributors; index.
Other Titles: Encyclopedia of British literature
Responsibility: David Scott Kastan, editor in chief.
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Provides comprehensive coverage of literature from the Abbey Theatre to Israel Zangwill, covering the entire history of literature in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland in the major literary languages (Anglo-Saxon, English, Welsh, Scots, Irish, and Latin). It includes substantial accounts of individual authors (e.g., Spenser, Pope, Austen) and detailed histories of particular themes, movements, genres, and institutions, whose impact upon the writing or the reading of literature was significant (e.g., The Stationers' Company, the sonnet, the 'School of Night, ' or the Sublime).

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