A Short History of English Literature

A Short History of English Literature

by Robert Barnard


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780631190882
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 07/21/2009
Edition description: REV
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 6.02(w) x 9.05(h) x 0.72(d)

About the Author

Robert Barnard is a former Professor of English Literature at the University of Tromso, Norway. He is the author of many crime novels, as well as studies of the work of Charles Dickens and Agatha Christie.

Table of Contents

1. The Age of Chaucer.

2. Sixteenth-Century Poetry and Prose.

3. The Beginnings of Drama.

4. Shakespeare.

5. Stuart Drama.

6. Poetry - Donne to Milton.

7. The Restoration.

8. The Eighteenth Century.

9. The Rise of the Novel.

10. The Birth of Romanticism.

11. Romantics and Anti-Romantics.

12. The Early Victorian Novelists.

13. The Early Victorian Poets.

14. The Late Victorians.

15. The Birth of Modern Poetry.

16. The Birth of the Modern Novel.

17. Depression and War.

18. Twentieth-Century Drama.

19. From the 'Fifties to the Nineties'.


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