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2nd Edition

A Literary History of England Vol. 4

Edited By

A Baugh

ISBN 9781138439849
Published July 12, 2017 by Routledge

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Book Description

First published in 1959. The scope of this four volume work makes it valuable as a work of reference, connecting one period with another an placing each author clearly in the setting of his time. This is the fourth volume and includes the Nineteeth Century and after (1789-1939).

Table of Contents

I. The Background of Revolution, Repression, and Reform, 1789-1832 II. Romanticism III. William Blake. .. IV. William Wordsworth . V. Samuel Taylor Coleridge VI. Robert Southey, Walter Savage Landor, and Other Poets VII. Reviews and Magazines: 1802-1830; The Essayists. VIII. Gothic Romance and the Novel of Doctrine. IX. Jane Austen X. Sir Walter Scott . XI. Lord Byron XII. Percy Bysshe Shelley XIII. John Keats XIV. Thomas Hood, Thomas Lovell Beddoes, and Other Poets XV. The Drama in Decline. . XVI. The Novel between Scott and Dickens. XVII. The Background: 1832-1868. The Progress of Reform XVIII. The Religious Revival and Its Expression in Literature ... XIX. The Theory of Evolution and Its Repercussions XX. Thomas Carlyle 1 XXI. Philosophy, History, and Miscellaneous Prose. XXII. John Ruskin XXIII. Charles Dickens, Wilkie Collins, and Charles Reade . XXIV. Thackeray and Trollope XXV. Other Novelists of the Mid-Century. XXVI. Alfred Tennyson XXVII. The Brownings. XXVIII. Matthew Arnold and Arthur Hugh Clough; Edward FitzGerald and James Thomson (HB.V.") Rossetti and His Circle William Morris Algernon Charles Swinburne The Background: The Victorian Decline (1868-19°1) and the Aftermath (1901-1939) George Meredith Thomas Hardy ... Aestheticism and "Decadence" The Novel: Naturalism and Romance XXXVII. The Irish Literary Renaissance XXXVIII. Modern Drama XXXIX. Other Late-Victorian Poets XL. The Modern Novel XLI. Poetry in the Twentieth Century. XLII. Anthropology; Travel; History; Criticism

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