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English Literature in Context

£9.99

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This book is in very good condition, with very minor creasing at the top of the spine. A price is written on the inside right cover page in pencil. There is no staining or creasing to any of the pages.

Comprehensive and accessible, this textbook supports the study of English literature from the Middle Ages to the present, and is designed as a main resource for all English Literature students. Seven chronological chapters analyse the cultural and historical contexts that have shaped English literature, enhanced with plentiful illustrations and text-boxes.

Supporting the study of English literature from the Middle Ages to the present, this book is designed as an introductory text AND a helpful reference tool for an entire English Literature degree. Its key mission is to help students understand the link between the historical context in which the literature developed, how this has influenced the literature of the period and how subsequent periods in literature have been influenced by those that precede them.

The book is carefully structured for undergraduate use, with a rich range of illustrations and textboxes that enhance and summarise vital background material. The seven chronological chapters are written by a team of expert contributors who are also highly experienced teachers with a clear sense of the requirements of the undergraduate English curriculum. Each analyses a major historical period, surveying and documenting the cultural contexts that have shaped English literature, and focusing on key texts. In addition to the narrative survey, each chapter includes a detailed chronology, providing a quick-reference guide to the period; contextual readings of select literary texts; and annotated suggestions for further reading.

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Author(s):
Paul Poplawski
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0521839920
ISBN-13:
9780521839921
Number of pages:
685
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Title:
'English Literature In Context'

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This book is in very good condition, with very minor creasing at the top of the spine. A price is written on the inside right cover page in pencil. There is no staining or creasing to any of the pages.

Comprehensive and accessible, this textbook supports the study of English literature from the Middle Ages to the present, and is designed as a main resource for all English Literature students. Seven chronological chapters analyse the cultural and historical contexts that have shaped English literature, enhanced with plentiful illustrations and text-boxes.

Supporting the study of English literature from the Middle Ages to the present, this book is designed as an introductory text AND a helpful reference tool for an entire English Literature degree. Its key mission is to help students understand the link between the historical context in which the literature developed, how this has influenced the literature of the period and how subsequent periods in literature have been influenced by those that precede them.

The book is carefully structured for undergraduate use, with a rich range of illustrations and textboxes that enhance and summarise vital background material. The seven chronological chapters are written by a team of expert contributors who are also highly experienced teachers with a clear sense of the requirements of the undergraduate English curriculum. Each analyses a major historical period, surveying and documenting the cultural contexts that have shaped English literature, and focusing on key texts. In addition to the narrative survey, each chapter includes a detailed chronology, providing a quick-reference guide to the period; contextual readings of select literary texts; and annotated suggestions for further reading.

Author(s):
Paul Poplawski
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0521839920
ISBN-13:
9780521839921
Number of pages:
685
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Title:
'English Literature In Context'

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