English Literature from the Old English Period Through the Renaissance

English Literature from the Old English Period Through the Renaissance

by J. E. Luebering
     
 

Retaining the thrill and tone of oral storytelling as the written word became increasingly widespread was the charge of early English writing. Beginning in the Old
English period and continuing through the Medieval and Renaissance periods, writers such as Geoffrey Chaucer and William Shakespeare began to elevate the place of literature in society. This volume… See more details below

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Retaining the thrill and tone of oral storytelling as the written word became increasingly widespread was the charge of early English writing. Beginning in the Old
English period and continuing through the Medieval and Renaissance periods, writers such as Geoffrey Chaucer and William Shakespeare began to elevate the place of literature in society. This volume details the evolution of early English literature and the enduring works that have withstood centuries of linguistic and cultural change.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781615301102
Publisher:
Rosen Publishing Group, Incorporated, The
Publication date:
08/15/2010
Series:
The Britannica Guide to World Literature
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range:
14 - 17 Years

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