The Cambridge History of English Poetry

Author: Michael O'Neill

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521883067

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 1100

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A literary-historical account of English poetry from Anglo-Saxon writings to the present.

The Cambridge History of Italian Literature

Author: Peter Brand,Lino Pertile

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521666220

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 699

View: 3768

Presents a comprehensive survey of Italian literature from its earliest origins to the present

The Cambridge History of Twentieth-Century English Literature

Author: Laura Marcus,Professor of English Literature Laura Marcus,Peter Nicholls

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521820776

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 886

View: 1814

The most authoritative history of writing from England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland across the twentieth century.

The Cambridge History of American Poetry

Author: Alfred Bendixen,Stephen Burt

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781107003361

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 750

View: 3491

The Cambridge History of American Poetry offers a comprehensive exploration of the development of American poetic traditions from their beginnings until the end of the twentieth century. Bringing together the insights of fifty distinguished scholars, this literary history emphasizes the complex roles that poetry has played in American cultural and intellectual life, detailing the variety of ways in which both public and private forms of poetry have met the needs of different communities at different times. The Cambridge History of American Poetry recognizes the existence of multiple traditions and a dramatically fluid canon, providing current perspectives on both major authors and a number of representative figures whose work embodies the diversity of America's democratic traditions.

The Cambridge History of Spanish Literature

Author: David T. Gies

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521806183

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 863

View: 6288

This is the first comprehensive history of Spanish literature to be published in English since the 1970s. It brings together experts from the USA, the United Kingdom, and Spain. Together, the essays cover the full range of Spanish poetry, prose, and theatre from the early Middle Ages to the present day. The classics of the canon of eleven centuries of Spanish literature are covered, from Berceo, Cervantes and Caldern to Garca Lorca and Martn Gaite, but attention is also paid to lesser known writers and works. The chapters chart a wide range of literary periods and movements. The volume concludes with a consideration of the influences of film and new media on modern Spanish literature. This invaluable book contains an introduction, more than fifty substantial chapters, a chronology (covering key events in history, literature, and art), a bibliography, and a comprehensive index for easy reference.

The Cambridge History of Early Modern English Literature

Author: Janel Mueller

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521631563

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 1038

View: 2132

This 2003 book is a full-scale history of early modern English literature, offering perspectives on English literature produced in Britain between the Reformation and the Restoration. While providing the general coverage and specific information expected of a major history, its twenty-six chapters address recent methodological and interpretive developments in English literary studies. The book has five sections: 'Modes and Means of Literary Production, Circulation, and Reception', 'The Tudor Era from the Reformation to Elizabeth I', 'The Era of Elizabeth and James VI', 'The Earlier Stuart Era', and 'The Civil War and Commonwealth Era'. While England is the principal focus, literary production in Scotland, Ireland and Wales is treated, as are other subjects less frequently examined in previous histories, including women's writings and the literature of the English Reformation and Revolution. This history is an essential resource for specialists and students.

The Cambridge History of American Literature

1590-1820. Vol. 1

Author: Sacvan Bercovitch,Cyrus R. K. Patell

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521585712

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 829

View: 4559

Discusses the social, cultural, intellectual, and aesthetic aspects of American literature

The Cambridge History of English Literature, 1660-1780

Author: John Richetti

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521781442

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 945

View: 936

The Cambridge History of English Literature, 1660–1780 offers readers discussions of the entire range of literary expression from the Restoration to the end of the eighteenth century. In essays by thirty distinguished scholars, recent historical perspectives and new critical approaches and methods are brought to bear on the classic authors and texts of the period. Forgotten or neglected authors and themes as well as new and emerging genres within the expanding marketplace for printed matter during the eighteenth century receive special attention and emphasis. The volume's guiding purpose is to examine the social and historical circumstances within which literary production and imaginative writing take place in the period and to evaluate the enduring verbal complexity and cultural insights they articulate so powerfully.

The Cambridge History of Australian Literature

Author: Peter Pierce

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 052188165X

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 612

View: 4272

Draws on scholarship from leading figures in the field and spans Australian literary history from colonial origins, indigenous and migrant literatures, as well as representations of Asia and the Pacific and the role of literary culture in modern Australian society.

The Cambridge History of Literary Criticism: Volume 3, The Renaissance

Author: George Alexander Kennedy,Glyn P. Norton,Hugh Barr Nisbet,Marshall Brown,Claude Julien Rawson,Alastair J. Minnis,Ian Richard Johnson,Rafey Habib,Christa Knellwolf,Raman Selden,A. Walton Litz,Louis Menand,Lawrence Rainey,Christopher Norris,Christa Knellwolf King

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521300087

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 758

View: 592

This 1999 volume is the standard work of reference on early modern literary criticism in Europe.

The Cambridge History of Literary Criticism: Volume 7, Modernism and the New Criticism

Author: George Alexander Kennedy,A. Walton Litz

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521300124

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 576

View: 7496

This volume of The Cambridge History of Literary Criticism, first published in 2000, provides a thorough account of the critical tradition emerging with the modernist and avant-garde writers of the early twentieth century (Eliot, Pound, Stein, Yeats), continuing with the New Critics (Richards, Empson, Burke, Winters), and feeding into the influential work of Leavis, Trilling and others who helped form the modern institutions of literary culture. The core period covered is 1910–60, but explicit connections are made with nineteenth-century traditions and there is discussion of the implications of modernism and the New Criticism for our own time, with its inherited formalism, anti-sentimentalism, and astringency of tone. The book provides a companion to the other twentieth-century volumes of The Cambridge History of Literary Criticism, and offers a systematic and stimulating coverage of the development of the key literary-critical movements, with chapters on groups and genres as well as on individual critics.

The Concise Cambridge History of English Literature

Author: George Sampson,R. C. Churchill

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521095815

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 976

View: 6819

A comprehensive survey of the significant literature of the English-speaking world

The Cambridge History of Literary Criticism: Volume 4, The Eighteenth Century

Author: George Alexander Kennedy,H. B. Nisbet,Claude Rawson

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521317207

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 970

View: 5961

This comprehensive 1997 account of eighteenth-century literary criticism is now available in paperback.

The Cambridge History of the English Language

Author: Richard M. Hogg,Norman Francis Blake,Roger Lass

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521264747

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 633

View: 2157

This volume provides a full and authoritative account of the history of English.