2 edition of English literature: the beginnings to 1500 found in the catalog.
English literature: the beginnings to 1500
James Dow McCallum
Maps on lining-papers.
|Statement||edited by James Dow McCallum.|
|Series||English literature ... series of anthologies ... under the general editorship of J. D. McCallum. [v.1]|
|LC Classifications||PR1508 .M2|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxvii, 440 p.|
|Number of Pages||440|
|LC Control Number||29015156|
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Be the first to review this : Robert Whitney English literature: the beginnings to 1500 book. Old English literature: Beowulf ; Deor's lament ; The Banished wife's complaint ; A Love-letter ; The Wanderer ; The Sea-farer ; Riddles --Caedmon's hymn ; Genesis B / Caedmon --The Ecclesiastical history of the English people / Bede --Doomsday (from Christ) / Cynewulf --The Dream of the rood ; The Anglo-Saxon chronicle ; The Battle of Brunanburh.
OCLC Number: Notes: Half-title: The beginnings to Includes index. Description: xxvii, pages: map ; 17 cm. Series Title: English literature, v Get this from a library. English literature: the beginnings to. [James Dow McCallum]. OCLC Number: Notes: Half-title: The beginnings to Description: xxvii, pages: map ; 17 cm.
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The major literatures written in English outside the British Isles are treated separately under American literature, Australian literature. English literature - English literature - The Renaissance period: – In a tradition of literature remarkable for its exacting and brilliant achievements, the Elizabethan and early Stuart periods have been said to represent the most brilliant century of all.
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Old English literature, or Anglo-Saxon literature, encompasses the surviving literature written in Old English in Anglo-Saxon England, in the period after the settlement of the Saxons and other Germanic tribes in England (Jutes and the Angles) c.
after the withdrawal of the Romans, and "ending soon after the Norman Conquest" in These works include genres such as epic poetry. See Table of years in literature for an overview of all "year in literature" pages. Several attempts have been made to create a list of world literature.
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I read this book slowly a few pages a day for a time period spanning over a year as a supplement to other books I was reading. Not a day passed when I felt the material boring, irrelevant, or by: The Middle English period sees a huge transition in the language, culture, and lifestyle of England and results in what we can recognize today as a form of “modern” (recognizable) English.
The era extends to around Alliterative verse: 8th - 14th century: The story of English literature begins with the Germanic tradition of the Anglo-Saxon settlers. Beowulf stands at its head. This epic poem of the 8th century is in Anglo-Saxon, now more usually described as Old is incomprehensible to a reader familiar only with modern English.
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A member of the Narvaez expedition, Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca is shipwrecked first near. The best novels written in English: the full list After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the greatest novels written in English Author: Guardian Staff.
Elizabethan literature, body of works written during the reign of Elizabeth I of England (–), probably the most splendid age in the history of English literature, during which such writers as Sir Philip Sydney, Edmund Spenser, Richard Hooker, Christopher Marlowe, and William Shakespeare flourished.
The period known as the English Renaissance, approximately —, saw a flowering of the drama and all the arts. The two candidates for the earliest comedy in English Nicholas Udall's Ralph Roister Doister (c.
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– Logan D. Browning, Publisher and Editor. Texts in Middle English (as opposed to French or Latin) begin as a trickle in the 13th Century, with works such as the debate poem “The Owl and the Nightingale” (probably composed around ) and the long historical poem known as Layamon's “Brut” (from around the same period).
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Continuous human habitation in England dates to around. English literature - English literature - The Romantic period: As a term to cover the most distinctive writers who flourished in the last years of the 18th century and the first decades of the 19th, “Romantic” is indispensable but also a little misleading: there was no self-styled “Romantic movement” at the time, and the great writers of the period did not call themselves Romantics.
English literature - English literature - Prose: The earliest English prose work, the law code of King Aethelberht I of Kent, was written within a few years of the arrival in England () of St.
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