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The outline of literature

Author: John Drinkwater
Publisher: [Whitefish, Mont.?] : Kessinger Publishing, [2005?]
Series: Kessinger Publishing's rare reprints.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Drinkwater
ISBN: 1419146165 9781419146169 1419180908 9781419180903 1419180991 9781419180996
OCLC Number: 437268436
Notes: Facsimile reprint. Originally published: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1923-1924.
"With about 500 illustrations of which many are in colour."
"In three volumes."
Published in parts with The outline of art edited by Sir William Orpen as: The outline of literature and art / edited by John Drinkwater and Sir William Orpen.
Description: 3 volumes : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: v. 1. The first books in the world --
Homer --
The story of the Bible / by E.W. Barnes --
The English Bible as literature --
The sacred books of the East --
Greek myth and the poets --
Greece and Rome --
The Middle Ages --
The Renaissance. v. 2. William Shakespeare, 1564-1616 / by Harley Granville-Barker --
Shakespeare to Milton --
John Milton / by John Drinkwater --
Marvell and Walton --
John Bunyan --
Pepys, Dryden, and the restoration dramatists --
French literature in the age of Louis XIV --
Pope, Addison, Steele, Swift --
The rise of the novel --
The eighteenth-century poets --
Dr. Johnson and his circle --
Edward Gibbon and other eighteenth-century prose-writers --
Robert Burns --
The literature that made the revolution --
Goethe, Schiller, and Lessing --
Wordsworth, Coleridge, Southey, and Blake --
Byron, Shelley, Keats. v. 3. Scott, Dumas, and Hugo --
Early nineteenth-century essayists --
Victorian poets --
Dickens and Thackeray / by G.K. Chesterton --
The Victorian novelists --
The New England writers --
The nineteenth-century French writers --
The great Victorians --
Modern writers, American and European --
Some later Victorians --
Dramatic literature --
English poetry since Swinburne / by Gilbert Thomas --
Later day writers.
Series Title: Kessinger Publishing's rare reprints.
Other Titles: Outline of literature and art.
Responsibility: edited by John Drinkwater.

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