History of Literature

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The literary tradition has both documented and shaped human culture for centuries. This book encompasses all of the great civilisation that have contributed to literary development. From Homer to science fiction, every movement is analyzed and placed in its historical and geographical context. Each chapter includes not only a description of the social and cultural events that shaped the genres but also time-lines which give the reader a neat overview of the era. The key writers and their works are detailed, illuminated by ...

History of Literature 1998, Hamlyn, London

ISBN-13: 9780600594086

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