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. English Literature in Context. Front Cover. Paul Poplawski. Cambridge University Press, – Literary Criticism – pages. English Literature in Context. Front Cover. Paul Poplawski. Cambridge University Press, May 18, – Literary Criticism – pages.
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Book ratings by Goodreads. Contents Medieval English The Victorian age, Maria Frawley; 6. English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
The Twentieth Century 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.
Mabel Olivares vasquez rated it it was amazing Apr 14, Cambridge University Press Amazon. The sum of the parts is an excellent and invaluable guide, sure to enhance the student’s encounter with major works and authors on an English degree course. Nina rated it really oaul it Jan 17, Thanks for telling us about the problem. Poetry as a Way of Life Gabriel Trop.
Ppaul there’s one book students should have alongside them as they study poplawskl primary sources, this is it. 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. Pygmalion George Bernard Shaw. Lists with This Book. Get access Check if you have access via personal or institutional login.
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The Restoration and eighteenth century Susanne rated it it was amazing Apr 17, Vs Varun rated it it was ok Aug 25, Each chapter includes pzul detailed chronology, contextual readings of selected literary texts, annotated suggestions for further reading, a rich range of illustrations and textboxes, and thorough historical and literary overviews. Each analyses a major historical period, surveying and documenting the cultural contexts that have shaped English literature, and focusing on key texts.
Some of the sections are better than others – I found the late 20th century section by far the least useful, but that may just ln a personal dislike for that critic as I’ve never got on with any of his work.
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Elizabeth rated it really liked it May 24, Designed to accompany students throughout their degree course, it offers a detailed narrative survey of the diverse historical and cultural contexts that have shaped the development of English literature, from the Anglo-Saxon period to the present day.
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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. The sections themselves vary in focus as they are each written by an expert in that particular era – for example, the 19th century section has a lot of detail about the changing ways literature was produced and experienced, whilke the contemporary section is quite political while the mediaeval section is history-heavy in a good way!
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