From Caxton to Carlyle: A Study of the Development of Language, Composition & Style in English Prose

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Originally published in 1937, this book presents a study regarding the development of language, composition and style in English prose from the late medieval period through to the first half of the nineteenth century. The text is organised chronologically with each chapter containing a series of passages from a specific era and a commentary on prose characteristics. Detailed notes are incorporated throughout. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in literary criticism and the development of English ...

From Caxton to Carlyle: A Study of the Development of Language, Composition and Style in English Prose 2015, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781107536784

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