Britain possesses a literary heritage which is almost unrivalled in the Western world. In this lavishly illustrated volume, the richness, diversity, and continuity of this tradition are explored by a group of Britain's foremost literary scholars. * Covers the whole range of English literature from Anglo-Saxon times to the present day. ...
Britain possesses a literary heritage which is almost unrivalled in the Western world. In this lavishly illustrated volume, the richness, diversity, and continuity of this tradition are explored by a group of Britain's foremost literary scholars. * Covers the whole range of English literature from Anglo-Saxon times to the present day. *Contributors are eminent scholars and writers in their respective periods. * Illustrated in colour and black and white with picture chosen to illuminate and supplement the text. * Written for both the student and the general reader. * Helpful maps; detailed chronology; reading lists; comprehensive index. . At the heart of the volume towers the figure of Shakespeare, who is accorded a special chapter to himself. Other major figures such as Chaucer, Milton, Donne, Wordsworth, Dickens, Eliot, and Auden are treated in depth, and the story is brought right up to date with discussion of living authors such as Seamus Heaney and Edward Bond.
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Various Artists. Very Good. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Llustrated throughout with color and B&W art reproductions. Pages  clean, unmarked, binding tight and square. Covers clean, colors bright, a little edge and general wear, small stain at bottom page edges. Covers Old and Middle English [c. 700-1485] to Mid-Twentieth Century [1930-1980] literature. Media Mail and US Priority shipping include free tracking information.
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