The Short Oxford History of English Literature / Edition 3

The Short Oxford History of English Literature / Edition 3

by Andrew Sanders
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199263388

ISBN-13: 9780199263387

Pub. Date: 08/15/2004

Publisher: Oxford University Press

The Short Oxford History of English Literature provides a comprehensive and introductory guide to the literature of the British Isles from the Anglo-Saxon period to the present. Earlier editions have been widely welcomed as an authoritative and accessible introduction to the subject, tracing its development from Beowulf to the 'post modern' fictions of Seamus Heaney…  See more details below

Overview

The Short Oxford History of English Literature provides a comprehensive and introductory guide to the literature of the British Isles from the Anglo-Saxon period to the present. Earlier editions have been widely welcomed as an authoritative and accessible introduction to the subject, tracing its development from Beowulf to the 'post modern' fictions of Seamus Heaney and Angela Carter.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199263387
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
08/15/2004
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
766
Product dimensions:
9.20(w) x 6.10(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction : poets' corners : the development of a canon of English literature1
1Old English literature16
2Medieval literature 1066-151028
3Renaissance and Reformation : literature 1510-162086
4Revolution and restoration : literature 1620-1690189
5Eighteenth-century literature 1690-1780276
6The literature of the romantic period 1780-1830338
7High Victorian literature 1830-1880405
8Late Victorian and Edwardian literature 1880-1920465
9Modernism and its alternatives : literature 1920-1945513
10Post-war and post-modern literature586

Read More

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >