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The literature of England

George Benjamin Woods

The literature of England

an anthology and a history

by George Benjamin Woods

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Published by Scott, Foresman in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature,
  • English literature -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] George B. Woods, Homer A. Watt [and] George K. Anerson.
    ContributionsWatt, Homer Andrew, 1884-1948, Anderson, George Kumler, 1901-1980
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22805282M
    LC Control Number47006253

    The first writer to be able to support himself through the income generated by his publications alone The literature of England book Washington Irving. At the time, he was very widely read and admired. At this time American Indian literature also began to flourish. Chaucer is best known today for The Canterbury Talesa collection of stories written in Middle English mostly written in verse although some are in prosethat are presented as part of a story-telling contest by a group of pilgrims as they travel together on a journey from Southwark to the shrine of Saint Thomas Becket at Canterbury Cathedral. There was also a greater emphasis on acting upon instincts rather than always exercising self-control and restraint. Victorian culture perceived and understood sexual life as dangerous—that it only went one way, to ruination, and needed to be controlled and contained.

    Emily Dickinson lived most of her life in Amherst, Massachusetts. Overtures to the Jews in Holland were made through Manasseh ben Israel, an eminent rabbi of Spanish or Portuguese birth then The literature of England book in Amsterdam, and who had already corresponded with Englishmen on the subject of the readmission of the Jews to England. A Marrano colony is reported to have established itself in London in the first quarter of the century — at first accepting baptism and going to the Christian services to escape detection and persecution, but still remaining Jews in their hearts; and later, openly professing their own religion and acknowledging their real identity as Jewish merchants. Especially popular was drama and theatre, which was greatly influenced by Greek and Roman cultures. The various constituent parts of the present United Kingdom joined at different times.

    Chaucer is best known today for The Canterbury Tales. The sensation novel in particular is centrally connected to the bigamy plot, which Maia McAleavey has written about extensively. Nathaniel Hawthorneromantic era writer, was born in historical Salem ; later, he would live in Concord at the same time as Emerson and Thoreau. Locals called it the moors. Another contrast more fruitful than not for English letters has been that between social milieushowever much observers of Britain in their own writings may have deplored the survival of class distinctions. With this new attitude, the literary world and its authors reflected back on the medieval productions with a renewed sympathy for the lack of emotions displayed.


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