A People's History of English and American Literature

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Nova Publishers, 2002 - Literary Criticism - 281 pages
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With special emphasis on literary merit, this book chronicles the literature of the great nations of Britain and America from their earliest origins to the twenty-first century.
 

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Contents

The AngloSaxon or Old English Period 4501066
1
The Middle English Period 10661485
5
The Revival of Learning and the Renaissance 14851660
11
Elizabethan Literature 15501640
15
The Puritan Interlude 16401660
23
The Restoration Period 16601700
27
The Transition from Classicism to Romanticism 17001800
33
The Colonial Period 16201775
43
The Literature of America in the Twentieth Century
169
Periods of English Literature
233
Periods of American Literature
235
Rulers of England and Great Britain
237
Presidents of the United States
241
Poets Laureate of England
243
Poets Laureate of the United States
245
BookerMcconnell Prize for Fiction 19692001
247

The Romantic Period in England 17901832
49
The Literature of the American Revolution 17651800
59
The Literature of the New Republic 1800 1875
71
The Victorian Age in England 18371901
95
The Industrial Age in America 18751900
113
The Literature of England in the Twentieth Century
123
Winners of the Pulitzer Prizes for Literature 19172002
249
Nobel Laureates for Literature 1901 to 2001
261
Selected References
265
Index
273
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