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By Brewer, Derek
The centuries between 1100 and 1500 were the crucible in which English language and literature, after the blow of the Norman Conquest, were reformed with results that affected all later times.
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By Jeffares, A. Norman; Morony, Professor Michael G.; Blamires, Harry
In revising this book for a second edition, Harry Blamires has updated his final chapters to give a coverage to the work of dramatists, novelists and poets who have achieved prominence in the 1980s, either as new writers or rediscovered authors who have recently been brought back ...
By Morony, Professor Michael G.; Blamires, Harry; Edited by Jeffares, A. Norman
This survey traces the development of English literary criticism from its roots in classical and medieval theory to the present day. The opinions of major English writers and important foreign influences have been examined in an effort to set current debates in their historical c ...
By Jeffares, A. Norman
The earlier writing is discussed chronologically, but the great wealth of writing in the last century is discussed in genres: poetry, fiction and drama.The writers are set in their social and political context.
By Walker, Marshall; Edited by Jeffares, A. Norman
This new edition updates the study of American literature with the inclusion of poets from Hart Crane and E.E.Cummings to John Ashbery and A.R.Ammons and novelists from William Burroughs to John Irving. More space is given to drama and Black, Jewish and women writers.
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