3rd Edition

English Literature
A Student Guide

ISBN 9780582414518
Published November 26, 1999 by Routledge
400 Pages

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Book Description

Now appearing in its third edition, Martin Stephen's classic text and course companion to English literature has been thoroughly revised and updated, taking account of the changes which have occurred in the subject since publication of the second edition.

Table of Contents

1. Study and examination techniques in English literature  2. Revision, project work and research techniques  3. A guide to basic literary terms  4. Practical criticism: poetry  5. Practical criticism: prose  6. Practical criticism: drama  7. Chaucer  8. Elizabethan and Jacobean drama  9. Shakespeare  10. The Metaphysical Poets  11. Milton  12. Restoration drama  13. Pope, Dryden and Swift: Classicism and the eighteenth century  14. The eighteenth and early nineteenth century novel: Defoe, Fielding, Austen and the Brontes  15. Romanticism and the Romantic poets: Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Shelley and Keats  16. Gothic  17. Dickens, Thackeray and George Eliot  18. Victorian poets: Tennyson, Browning, Hopkins, Arnold and Hardy  19. Victorian drama: Ibsen, Chekhov, Shaw and Wilde  20. War literature  21. Modern and contemporary poetry  22. The modern and contemporary novel  23. Modern and contemporary drama  24. American literature  25. Literary and critical theory

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