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background of English literature

Herbert J. C. Grierson

background of English literature

classical & romantic, and other collected essays & addresses.

by Herbert J. C. Grierson

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Published by Chatto & Windus in London .
Written in English


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First edition, 1925.

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Open LibraryOL13648939M

A brief history of American literature / Richard Gray. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN (alk. paper) — ISBN (pbk.: alk. paper) 1. American literature—History and criticism. 2. United States—Literatures—History and criticism. I. Title. PSG –dc22 File Size: 7MB. The history of literature is the historical development of writings in prose or poetry that attempt to provide entertainment, enlightenment, or instruction to the reader/listener/observer, as well as the development of the literary techniques used in the communication of these pieces. Not all writings constitute recorded materials, such as compilations of data (e.g., a check.

English literature is the study of literature written in the English language. The writers do not necessarily have to be from England but can be from all over the world. Robert Browning published The Ring and the Book in and , and it remains the longest narrative poem in the English language. The poem was also the first notable work of horror based on a contemporary criminal; Browning had based the poem on an old court record he had found in , detailing a man's murder of his wife.

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The Background of English Literature: Classical and Romantic, and Other Collected Essays and Addresses by Herbert John Clifford Grierson (Author)Author: Herbert John Clifford Grierson.

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English literature, the body of written works produced in the English language by inhabitants of the British Isles (including Ireland) from the 7th century to the present day. The major literatures written in English outside the British Isles are treated separately under American literature, Australian literature.

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