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The Making Of English Literature

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature: History & Criticism,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages530
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10511604M
    ISBN 100548070075
    ISBN 109780548070079


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Oxford in English Literature provides for the first time a detailed overview of the literary representations, ranging from Chaucer's account of medieval students to modern-day detective stories. The book begins with the legend of the eighth-century Princess Frideswide, the Cited by: 6. The Making of Chaucer's English: A Study of Words (Cambridge Studies in Medieval Literature) Find all the books, read about the author, and by: Book Description.

Emily Steiner describes the rich intersections between legal documents and English literature in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. She argues that documentary culture (including charters, testaments, patents and seals) enabled writers to think in new ways about the conditions of textual production in late medieval Cited by: Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Crawshaw, William H.

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A Short History of English Literature Chapter I. The Anglo-Saxon Period (the earliest time) 1. Social background: the making of England; the invasion of Roman Empire in 4th AD ; the attacks of Danish Vikings, etc 2.

Literature: Beowulf, the earliest literature, the national epic of the Anglo-Saxon, one of. Finally, if you’re an English literature student (or aspire to be one), you’ll likely encounter or need to be familiar with literature in other languages, too.

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