New English Literature

Anmol Publications, 1999 - 647 Seiten
New English Literature Furnishes A Concise Account Of The History And Growth Of English Literature From The Earliest Times To The Present Day. It Lays Special Emphasis On Literary Movements, On The Essential Qualities That Differentiate One Period From Another, And On The Spirit That Animates Each Age. Above All, The Constant Purpose Has Been To Arouse In The Student An Enthusiastic Desire To Read The Works Of The Authors Discussed. Because Of The Author S Belief In The Guide-Book Function Of A History Of Literature, He Has Spent Much Time And Thought In Preparing The Unusually Detailed Suggested Readings That Follow Each Chapter.Twentieth Century Research Has Transformed The Knowledge Of The Elizabethan Theater And Has Brought To Light Important New Facts Relating To The Drama And To Shakespeare. The New Social Spirit Has Changed The Critical Viewpoint Concerning Authors As Different As Wordsworth, Keats, Ruskin, Dickens, And Tennyson. An Entire Chapter Is Devoted To Showing This New Literature Reveals The Thought And Ideals Of This Generation.Other Special Features Of This New Work Are The Suggestions And References For A Literature Trip Through England, The Historical Introductions To The Chapters, The Careful Treatment Of The Modern Drama, The Latest Bibliography, And The New Illustrations, Some Of Which Have Been Specially Drawn For This Work, While Others Have Been Taken From Original Paintings In The National Portrait Gallery, London, And Elsewhere. The Illustrations Are The Result Of Much Individual Research By The Author During His Travels In England Students, Scholars And Academics Will Be Immensely Benefited By This Book Authored By Renowned Scholar, Reuben Post Halleck.

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