ISBN 9780521173032,English Literature In Context

English Literature In Context



Cambridge University Press

Publication Year 2010

ISBN 9780521173032

ISBN-10 0521173035


Number of Pages 685 Pages
Language (English)

Language Learning & Teaching

This comprehensive and accessible textbook is an essential resource and reference tool for all English Literature students. Designed to accompany students throughout their degree course, it provides a detailed narrative survey of the diverse historical and cultural contexts that have shaped the development of English literature.

Each chapter covers a major historical period and provides:

a detailed chronology giving a quick reference guide to each period
thorough historical and literary overviews
in-depth readings of key literary texts
structured and annotated suggestions for further reading and research text boxes providing concise supplementary and background information
carefully chosen illustrations designed to stimulate debate and enhance understanding
Table of Contents
1 Medieval English 500 - 1500
2 The renaissance
3 The restoration and eighteenth Century 1660 1780
4 The Romantic Period 1780 1832
5 The Victorian age 1832 - 1901
6 The Twentieth Century 1901 - 1939
7 The Twentieth Century 1939 - 2004