- Books

English Literature: Its History and Its Significance for the Life of the English-Speaking World; A Textbook for Schools #2020

English Literature Its History and Its Significance for the Life of the English Speaking World A Textbook for Schools This scarce antiquarian book is included in our special Legacy Reprint Series In the interest of creating a extensive selection of rare historical book reprints we have chosen to reproduce this title

  • Title: English Literature: Its History and Its Significance for the Life of the English-Speaking World; A Textbook for Schools
  • Author: William Joseph Long
  • ISBN: 9781163676912
  • Page: 127
  • Format: Hardcover
  • English Literature: Its History and Its Significance for the Life of the English-Speaking World; A Textbook for Schools By William Joseph Long, This scarce antiquarian book is included in our special Legacy Reprint Series In the interest of creating a extensive selection of rare historical book reprints, we have chosen to reproduce this title even though it may possibly have occasional imperfections such as missing and blurred pages, missing text, poor pictures, markings, dark backgrounds and other reproductThis scarce antiquarian book is included in our special Legacy Reprint Series In the interest of creating a extensive selection of rare historical book reprints, we have chosen to reproduce this title even though it may possibly have occasional imperfections such as missing and blurred pages, missing text, poor pictures, markings, dark backgrounds and other reproduction issues beyond our control Because this work is culturally important, we have made it available as a part of our commitment to protecting, preserving and promoting the world s literature.

    • [¹ English Literature: Its History and Its Significance for the Life of the English-Speaking World; A Textbook for Schools || ↠ PDF Read by ☆ William Joseph Long]
      127 William Joseph Long
    • thumbnail Title: [¹ English Literature: Its History and Its Significance for the Life of the English-Speaking World; A Textbook for Schools || ↠ PDF Read by ☆ William Joseph Long]
      Posted by:William Joseph Long
      Published :2020-04-26T13:01:59+00:00

    1 thought on “English Literature: Its History and Its Significance for the Life of the English-Speaking World; A Textbook for Schools

    1. 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 co [...]

    2. 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 this legendary book served me brilliantly in all of the above regards

    3. This book, which presents the whole splendid history of English literature from Anglo Saxon times to the close of the Victorian Era, has three specific aims The first is to create or to encourage in every student the desire to read the best books, and to know literature itself rather than what has been written about literature The second is to interpret literature both personally and historically, that is, to show how a great book generally reflects not only the author s life and thought but als [...]

    4. 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 to tell what is really good, that is, what will eventually become a classic for the ages and what is just popular at the moment However, all the eras are covered quite thoro [...]

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *