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Oxford history of English literature.

H. S. Bennett

Oxford history of English literature.

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Published by OUP in Oxford .
Written in English


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Paginationvi, 326p.
Number of Pages326
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Open LibraryOL20388419M

You will be assessed on all this work by a number of examinations, called Prelims, which you will sit at the end of the third term Trinityas well as by a Portfolio for Paper 1 submitted during Trinity. Secondly, there was the wide popularity of metaphysical poetry. Shifting socio-political and cultural contexts and their effects on novels and novelists, together with shifts in fictional modes realism, modernism, the Gothic, postmodernism are traced across these different regions. Course structure.

Readership The Short Oxford History of English Literature provides in a single volume a comprehensive beginner's guide to the literature of the British Isles from the Anglo-Saxon period to the present day. The Anglo-Saxon age comprises about years. He then approached James Murraywho accepted the post of editor. Individual achievements are highly valued. The OUP chose a middle approach: combining the new material with the existing supplement to form a larger replacement supplement. It is probably not worth plunging too deeply into works of criticism and scholarship at this stage; but if you would like to look at something besides, A.

If the editors felt that the dictionary would have to grow larger, it would; it was an important work, and worth the time and money to properly finish. It was a poem with religious beliefs. Elaine Treharne, ed. Shakespeare, in his career, wrote sonnets. Queen Victoria, at the age of 18 ruled England continuously for 64 years until her death. Lawrence, are combined with analysis of the impact on literature of contemporary political, social, and intellectual developments.


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The religious Oxford history of English literature. book between the Protestants and the Catholics are also portrayed in his book. Furthermore, the greatest literary figures of that time were Puritans. Tutorials are usually students and a tutor.

The structure of the play is basically unpleasant. But along with that poverty and exploitation was also a part of it. Barrie Alternatively, in the second and third years, you can choose to follow our specialist course in Medieval Literature and Language, with papers covering literature in English from along with the history of the English language up towith a further paper either on Shakespeare or on manuscript and print culture.

They are the principal kind of vernacular drama of European Middle Ages. It is a critical history, treating translations wherever appropriate as literary works in their own right, and reveals the vital part played by translators and translation in shaping the literary culture of the English-speaking world, both for writers and readers.

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In the late s, Furnivall and Murray met with several publishers about publishing the dictionary. They are also highly philosophical. The ability to sit and read some of the greatest works of prose, poetry and performance in a city steeped in its own near-mythological wealth of history and beautiful architecture gives you a sense of being lost in your own fantasy, your own realm of turrets, tutors and texts.

Tutorials are usually students and a tutor. Some of the most famous Augustan writers are Virgil, Horace etc.

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And on the other hand, Jonathan Swift was famous for his prose works. The English Language and Literature course at Oxford is one of the broadest in the country, giving you the chance to study writing in English from its origins in Anglo-Saxon England to the present.

The Tories supported the king and the Whigs opposed it. For instance, there were ten times as many quotations for abusion as for abuse. If the editors felt that the dictionary would have to grow larger, it would; it was an important work, and worth the time and money to properly finish.

Shakespeare coined a lot of words by his own. Submitted work will constitute almost half of the final assessment for most students.

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He is currently working on a book on Grub Street Authors and the Fiction Market,and with Claire Squires and Ian Willison completing the editing of Volume 7 of the Cambridge History of the Book in Britain, covering the period to the present.

Many of the Romantic writers believed that people regardless of wealth or social class must be able to appreciate art and literature. One Oxford history of English literature. book these — the introduction to language and literature — is compulsory; the other is for you to choose: either Victorian Oxford history of English literature.

book or twentieth century literature or Early Medieval English literature. General preparation.From William Shakespeare to Jane Austen, the English Literature Programme is designed to provide exciting and varied courses about the UK’s most celebrated authors.

Each course at the University of Oxford explores the history of various authors along with close textual analysis of authorial style. The history of Oxford in England dates back to its original settlement in the Saxon galisend.comally of strategic significance due to its controlling location on the upper reaches of the River Thames at its junction with the River Cherwell, the town grew in national importance during the early Norman period, and in the late 12th century became home to the fledgling University of Oxford.

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