The Land and Literature of England: A Historical Account

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W. W. Norton & Company, 1986 - 555 pages
A companion to British literature explores the political, social, intellectual, and cultural history and background of English poetry, fiction, prose, and drama and analyzes the changing conditions of literary activity.
 

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Given the amount of time covered and the amount of material I thought it a great read. As a reader most of the history was familiar and the same with the literature, but there was also stuff I didnt ... Consulter l'avis complet

Table des matières

Celtic Britain Roman Britain I
1
The Other Island Water Water Everywhere First Evidences
21
Saxon England 6001066
24
From the Norman Conquest
49
The Fifteenth Century 13991509
81
Henry VIII and the Reformation 15091557 III
111
Intrigues Conspiracies
143
the Armada The Great Sea Fight Tudor England a Snapshot Irish
174
The First Pitt and the Wars of Empire 17481789
315
Revolution Romanticism Reaction 17891815
342
Peace Controversy Reform 18151851
371
High Victorianism 18511887
400
I6 Victorian Conservatism Edwardian Liberalism
430
Between Two Wars 19191939
461
World War II and After 1939
490
Appendix A British Money and Measures of Distance
511

The Last Years of Elizabeth 15881603
176
The Early Stuarts and Their Revolution 16031649
200
Commonwealth and Restoration 16491688
231
Io The Settlement of 88 and Queen Anne 16881714
258
Anglican Ecclesiastical Offices
517
Index
535
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À propos de l'auteur (1986)

Robert M. Adams was Professor of English (Emeritus) at the University of California at Los Angeles. He was the author of many books, including Ikon: John Milton and the Modern Critics; Strains of Discord; Proteus, His Lies, His Truth: Discussion of Literary Translation; The Land and Literature of England; and Shakespeare--The Four Romances. In addition to the Norton Critical Edition of Utopia (he was translator and editor of the First and Second Editions), Professor Adams was editor of five other Norton Critical Editions, including The Prince by Machiavelli, Candide by Voltaire, and The Praise of Folly and Other Writings by Erasmus, the texts of which he also translated. He was a founding editor of The Norton Anthology of English Literature.

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