Our Greatest Writers: And Their Major Works

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How To Books Ltd, 2003 - 331 עמודים
Carrington takes the reader on an exploration of English literary heritage by reading small, digestible sections which form an ordered programme. Meet all the major English writers - who they were, what they wrote, their finest work and its significance.
 

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This book took a while to read, as you'd expect from a volume covering the history of British Literature from Langland to Heaney. That said, it is eminently readable, and not too dense or "academic ... קרא סקירה מלאה

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How to Use this Book
11
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
18
Early English Theatre
26
The Age of Shakespeare
33
The Elizabethan and Jacobean Theatre
43
politics and power
62
the later plays
63
the sonnets
65
Walter Scott 17711832
160
Thomas Love Peacock 17851866
174
Percy Bysshe Shelley 17921822
180
The Victorians
191
Edward Fitzgerald 18091883
197
William Makepeace Thackeray 18111863
204
Anthony Trollope 18151822
215
George Eliot 18191880
223

Ben Jonson 15721637
69
The Seventeeth Century
73
John Donne c 1572 1631
75
the love poetry
76
Donnes religious writing
78
John Webster c 1580 c 1634
79
Robert Herrick 15911674
81
George Herbert 15931633
83
John Milton 16081674
85
Paradise Lost
86
Areopagitica
88
other poems
89
Andrew Marvell 16211678
90
Three Devotional Poets
92
Henry Vaughan 16221695
93
John Bunyan 16281688
94
The Bible in English
96
John Dryden 16321700
97
Samuel Pepys 16331703
99
Restoration Comedy
101
The Augustan Age
105
Daniel Defoe 16601731
107
Jonathan Swift 16671745
109
Coffee House Journalism
112
John Gay 16851732
113
Alexander Pope 16881744
115
Samuel Richardson 16891761
119
Henry Fielding 17071754
121
Samuel Johnson 17091784
123
Laurence Sterne 17131768
126
The Late Eighteenth Century
129
The Romantic Period
145
Towards the Turn of the Century
231
Drama at the Turn of the Century
244
Classic Literature for Children
257
H Lawrence 18851930
267
Poets of the First World War
270
T S Eliot 18881965
273
J R R Tolkein 18921973
276
Two Prophetic Novelists
278
P Hartley 18951972
280
Social Comedy
281
Anthony Powell 19052000
282
Graham Greene 19041991
283
John Betjeman 19061984
284
Samuel Beckett 19061989
286
W H Auden 19071973
288
The Human Condition
290
Charles Causley 1917
291
Distinctive Welsh Voices
292
Dylan Thomas 19141953
293
Experiment in the Modern Novel
295
John Fowles 1926
296
Philip Larkin 19221985
297
Drama from Rattigan to Osborne
299
Harold Pinter 1930
302
Ted Hughes 19301998
304
Sylvia Plath 19321963
306
Alan Bennett 1934
307
Tom Stoppard 1937
309
Seamus Heaney 1939
310
Afterword
313
Bibliography
315
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