England, Their England: Commentaries on English Language and Literature

England, Their England: Commentaries on English Language and Literature

by Denis Donoghue
     
 

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Completing the trilogy begun with We Irish ( LJ 9/15/86) and Reading America ( LJ 9/15/87), this book presents over 20 previously uncollected pieces (mostly review essays), including five interesting essays on the English language and others that deal with English authors from Shakespeare to the present. Whether discussing fiction ( Moll Flanders, Tristram Shandy, The Good Soldier, the work of Wyndham Lewis, Peter Ackroyd's Chatterton ), poetry (Shelley, Hopkins, Eliot), criticism (Arnold, Pater, Leavis), Lawrence's letters, or Raymond Williams's Towards 2000 , Donoghue illuminates his subjects and treats complex issues without pedantry or academic narrowness. A valuable book for intelligent readers. Richard Kuczkowski, Dominican Coll., Blauvelt, N.Y.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520066922
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
01/28/1989
Pages:
365

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