An Outline of English Literature

An Outline of English Literature

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Designed as an accessible outline of the history of English literature from Anglo-Saxon verse to the present day. Major figures such as Chaucer, Milton, Donne, Wordsworth, Dickens, Eliot and Auden are covered and a separate section is devoted to Shakespeare.
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  • Paperback | 506 pages
  • 130 x 192 x 30mm | 322.05g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0192829386
  • 9780192829382

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About the Contributors J.A. Burrow is Winterstoke Professor of English at the University of Bristol. John Pitcher is Fellow of St. John's College, Oxford University. Philip Edwards is King Alfred Professor of English Literature at the University of Liverpool. Brian Vickers is Professor of English and Renaissance Literature at the Centre for Renaissance Studies, Zurich. Isobel Grundy is Henry Marshall Tory Professor of English at the University of Alberta. Clare Lamont is Senior Lecturer in English Literature at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne. Andrew Sanders is Lecturer in English at Birbeck College, University of London. Bernard Bergonzi is Professor of English at the University of Warwick. Martin Dodsworth is Senior Lecturer in English at Royal Holloway and Bedford New College, University of London.
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Table of contents

Old and Middle English (c700-1485), J.A. Burrow; Tudor literature, John Pitcher; William Shakespeare, Philip Edwards; the 17th century (1603-1674), Brian Vickers; Restoration and 18th century (1660-1780), Isobel Grundy; the Romantic period (1780-1830), Claire Lamont; high Victorian literature (1830-1880), Andrew Sanders; late Victorian to modernist (1880-1930), Bernard Bergonzi; mid-20th-century literature (1930-1980), Martin Dodsworth.
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