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A student's history of English literature

A student's history of English literature

Author: William Edward Simonds; Houghton, Mifflin and Company,; Riverside Press (Cambridge, Mass.),; H.O. Houghton & Company,
Publisher: Boston : Houghton, Mifflin and Company, Cambridge, Mass. : The Riverside Press, electrotyped and printed by H.O. Houghton & Co. [1902] ©1902
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Simonds, William Edward, 1860-1947.
Student's history of English literature.
Boston : Houghton, Mifflin and Co., ©1902
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Edward Simonds; Houghton, Mifflin and Company,; Riverside Press (Cambridge, Mass.),; H.O. Houghton & Company,
OCLC Number: 952555
Notes: Includes index.
On spine: History of English literature.
Description: v, 483 pages, 3 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations, facsimiles, maps, portraits ; 20 cm
Contents: The Anglo-Saxon period. Britain and the English ; Anglo-Saxon poetry ; Anglo-Saxon prose ; The nation and the language --
The Anglo-Norman period. The new invasion ; Development of Middle English literature ; The age of Chaucer ; Geoffrey Chaucer: poet of the dawn --
The fifteenth and sixteenth centuries. The fifteenth century: the Renascence ; First half of the sixteenth century ; Representative prose and verse in the Elizabethan Age ; Development of the English drama ; William Shakespeare and his successors --
The seventeenth century. The last of the Elizabethans: Bacon ; The Puritan movement: Milton ; Seventeenth century lyrics ; The restoration: Bunyan, Dryden --
The eighteenth century. The Augustan age of English prose ; The poetry of Alexander Pope ; Rise of the English novel ; Essayists of the second half ; The Romantic movement in English poetry --
The nineteenth century. The new poetry: Wordsworth, Coleridge --
The Romantic movement in fiction: Scott ; The revolutionary poets: Byron, Shelley ; Romanticism in English prose: Lamb, De Quincey ; The great essayists: Macaulay, Carlyle, Ruskin ; Maturity of the novel: Dickens, Thackeray, George Eliot ; The Victorian poets: Browning, Tennyson.
Responsibility: by William Edward Simonds.


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