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  • Paperback
  • 624 pages
  • English Literature
  • William Joseph Long
  • English
  • 13 October 2017
  • 1426442505

10 thoughts on “English Literature

  1. says:

    This work is so antiquated and uninhibited in its bigotry in all shades that it s hard to believe it is still often recommended as a beginner s guide to the history of English Literature till the Victorian era that is For instance, the author often ends up digressing to wax poetic about the greatness of the Empire and while talking about great world literature references only names of the Anglo Saxon and Norman variety Women s contribution to literature is either blotted out or treated wit This work is so antiquated and uninhibited in its bigotry in all shades that it s hard to believe it is still often recommended as a beginner s guide to the history of English Literature till the Victorian era that is For instance, the author often ends up digressing to wax poetic about the greatness of the Empire and while talking about great world literature references only names of the Anglo Saxon and Norman variety Women s contribution to literature is either blotted out or treated with a condescension that sets one s teeth on edge Jane Austen is described time and again as adelightful little creature thingetc as if she were Long s kitty or something Fanny Burney s contribution is restricted to a blink and you miss 1 line mention while the Bronte ...


  2. says:

    I used this book for three purposes 1 As a textbook for my Eng Lit Forms and Movements elective course at BITS Pilani2 As a reference for my personal project Impact of the Tudor Era on the World 3 As a source for lists and summaries of works by great English authorsAnd t...


  3. says:

    Okay. This is one of the best books for starters like me to know a rough idea of English Literature Great


  4. says:

    An amazing book for those who do not only read but explore the English literature A detailed book with every detailed about the English Literature starting from 450 AD to the 20th century It contains short excerpts fromthan 100 famous books It contains the short biography ofthan 100 authors of every time It contains the details about the condition of the English Literature in various phases of time It contains the details about the inspirations and other things which helped the An amazing book for those who do not only read but explore the English literature A detailed book with every detailed about the English Literature starting from 450 AD to the 20th century It contains short excerpts fromthan 100 famous books It contains the short biography ofthan 100 authors of every time It contains the details about the condition of the English Literature in various phases of time It contains t...


  5. says:

    Three stars for the material of the book itself and oneconsidering the sociocultural context of the year of its publication 1912.


  6. says:

    Written in easy language, good for starters , I read this in 2010 perhapsA good book indeed.


  7. says:

    2.5


  8. says:

    A long but thorough look at the history of English Literature, starting from the Anglo Saxon period and Beowulf through the Victorian Era However, given that the book was originally written in the first decade of the 20th century its coverage of the Victorian Era and even of the 18th century is a little too close to b e able ...


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