The Short Oxford History of English Literature / Edition 3

The Short Oxford History of English Literature / Edition 3

by Andrew Sanders
     
 

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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

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

A Note on the Text
Introduction: Poets' Corners: The Development of a Canon of English Literature
1. Old English Literature
2. Medieval Literature 1066-1510
3. Renaissance and Reformation: Literature 1510-1620
4. Revolution and Restoration: Literature 1620-1690
5. Eighteenth-Century Literature 1690-1780
6. The Literature of the Romantic Period 1780-1830
7. High Victorian Literature 1830-1880
8. Late Victorian and Edwardian Literature 1880-1920
9. Modernism and its Alternatives: Literature 1920-1945
10. Post-War and Post-Modern Literature
Chronology
Guide to Further Reading
Index

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