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English Literature Its History and Its Significance for the Life of the English-Speaking World

By William J. (William Joseph) Long
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  • ENGLISH LITERATURE
  • CONTENTS
    • CHAPTER I
    • CHAPTER II
      • II. ANGLO-SAXON LIFE
      • III. CHRISTIAN WRITERS OF THE ANGLO-SAXON PERIOD
      • BEDE (673-735)
      • ALFRED (848-901)
      • SUGGESTIVE QUESTIONS.[41]
    • II. ANGLO-SAXON LIFE
    • III. CHRISTIAN WRITERS OF THE ANGLO-SAXON PERIOD
    • BEDE (673-735)
    • ALFRED (848-901)
    • SUGGESTIVE QUESTIONS.[41]
    • CHAPTER III
      • II. LITERATURE OF THE NORMAN PERIOD
    • II. LITERATURE OF THE NORMAN PERIOD
    • CHAPTER IV
      • CHAUCER'S CONTEMPORARIES
      • JOHN WYCLIF (1324?-1384)
      • JOHN MANDEVILLE
    • CHAUCER'S CONTEMPORARIES
    • JOHN WYCLIF (1324?-1384)
    • JOHN MANDEVILLE
    • CHAPTER V
      • II. LITERATURE OF THE REVIVAL
    • II. LITERATURE OF THE REVIVAL
    • CHAPTER VI
      • II. THE NON-DRAMATIC POETS OF THE ELIZABETHAN AGE
      • MINOR POETS
      • III. THE FIRST ENGLISH DRAMATISTS
      • PERIODS IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE DRAMA
      • CHRISTOPHER MARLOWE (1564-1593)
      • IV. SHAKESPEARE
      • V. SHAKESPEARE'S CONTEMPORARIES AND SUCCESSORS IN THE DRAMA
      • BEN JONSON (1573?-1637)
      • VI. THE PROSE WRITERS
    • II. THE NON-DRAMATIC POETS OF THE ELIZABETHAN AGE
    • MINOR POETS
    • III. THE FIRST ENGLISH DRAMATISTS
    • PERIODS IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE DRAMA
    • CHRISTOPHER MARLOWE (1564-1593)
    • IV. SHAKESPEARE
    • V. SHAKESPEARE'S CONTEMPORARIES AND SUCCESSORS IN THE DRAMA
    • BEN JONSON (1573?-1637)
    • VI. THE PROSE WRITERS
    • CHAPTER VII
      • II. LITERATURE OF THE PURITAN PERIOD
      • JOHN DONNE (1573-1631)
      • GEORGE HERBERT (1593-1633)
      • III. PROSE WRITERS OF THE PURITAN PERIOD
      • MINOR PROSE WRITERS
    • II. LITERATURE OF THE PURITAN PERIOD
    • JOHN DONNE (1573-1631)
    • GEORGE HERBERT (1593-1633)
    • III. PROSE WRITERS OF THE PURITAN PERIOD
    • MINOR PROSE WRITERS
    • CHAPTER VIII
      • JOHN DRYDEN (1631-1700)
    • JOHN DRYDEN (1631-1700)
    • CHAPTER IX
      • ALEXANDER POPE (1688-1744)
      • JONATHAN SWIFT (1667-1745)
      • JOSEPH ADDISON (1672-1719)
      • SAMUEL JOHNSON (1709-1784)
      • BOSWELL'S "LIFE OF JOHNSON"
      • EDMUND BURKE (1729—1797)
      • EDWARD GIBBON (1737-1794)
      • WILLIAM COWPER (1731—1800)
      • ROBERT BURNS (1759-1796)
      • WILLIAM BLAKE (1757-1827)
      • MINOR POETS OF THE REVIVAL
      • III. THE FIRST ENGLISH NOVELISTS
      • DANIEL DEFOE (1661(?)-1731)
      • SAMUEL RICHARDSON (1689-1761)
      • HENRY FIELDING (1707-1754)
      • SMOLLETT AND STERNE
    • ALEXANDER POPE (1688-1744)
    • JONATHAN SWIFT (1667-1745)
    • JOSEPH ADDISON (1672-1719)
    • SAMUEL JOHNSON (1709-1784)
    • BOSWELL'S "LIFE OF JOHNSON"
    • EDMUND BURKE (1729—1797)
    • EDWARD GIBBON (1737-1794)
    • WILLIAM COWPER (1731—1800)
    • ROBERT BURNS (1759-1796)
    • WILLIAM BLAKE (1757-1827)
    • MINOR POETS OF THE REVIVAL
    • III. THE FIRST ENGLISH NOVELISTS
    • DANIEL DEFOE (1661(?)-1731)
    • SAMUEL RICHARDSON (1689-1761)
    • HENRY FIELDING (1707-1754)
    • SMOLLETT AND STERNE
    • CHAPTER X
      • THE SECOND CREATIVE PERIOD OF ENGLISH LITERATURE
      • I. THE POETS OF ROMANTICISM
      • SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE (1772-1834)
      • ROBERT SOUTHEY (1774-1843)
      • WALTER SCOTT (1771-1832)
      • GEORGE GORDON, LORD BYRON (1788-1824)
      • PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY (1792-1822)
      • JOHN KEATS (1795-1821)
      • II. PROSE WRITERS OF THE ROMANTIC PERIOD
      • CHARLES LAMB (1775-1834)
      • THOMAS DE QUINCY (1785-1859)
      • JANE AUSTEN (1775-1817)
      • WALTER SAVAGE LANDOR (1775-1864)
    • THE SECOND CREATIVE PERIOD OF ENGLISH LITERATURE
    • I. THE POETS OF ROMANTICISM
    • SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE (1772-1834)
    • ROBERT SOUTHEY (1774-1843)
    • WALTER SCOTT (1771-1832)
    • GEORGE GORDON, LORD BYRON (1788-1824)
    • PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY (1792-1822)
    • JOHN KEATS (1795-1821)
    • II. PROSE WRITERS OF THE ROMANTIC PERIOD
    • CHARLES LAMB (1775-1834)
    • THOMAS DE QUINCY (1785-1859)
    • JANE AUSTEN (1775-1817)
    • WALTER SAVAGE LANDOR (1775-1864)
    • CHAPTER XI
      • I. THE POETS OF THE VICTORIAN AGE
      • ROBERT BROWNING (1812-1889)
      • MINOR POETS OF THE VISTORIAN AGE
      • II. THE NOVELISTS OF THE VICTORIAN AGE
      • WILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY (1811-1863)
      • MARY ANN EVANS, GEORGE ELIOT (1819-1880)
      • MINOR NOVELISTS OF THE VICTORIAN AGE
      • III. ESSAYISTS OF THE VICTORIAN AGE
      • THOMAS CARLYLE (1795-1881)
      • JOHN RUSKIN (1819-1900)
      • MATTHEW ARNOLD (1822-1888)
      • JOHN HENRY NEWMAN (1801-1890)
    • I. THE POETS OF THE VICTORIAN AGE
    • ROBERT BROWNING (1812-1889)
    • MINOR POETS OF THE VISTORIAN AGE
    • II. THE NOVELISTS OF THE VICTORIAN AGE
    • WILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY (1811-1863)
    • MARY ANN EVANS, GEORGE ELIOT (1819-1880)
    • MINOR NOVELISTS OF THE VICTORIAN AGE
    • III. ESSAYISTS OF THE VICTORIAN AGE
    • THOMAS CARLYLE (1795-1881)
    • JOHN RUSKIN (1819-1900)
    • MATTHEW ARNOLD (1822-1888)
    • JOHN HENRY NEWMAN (1801-1890)
    • GENERAL BIBLIOGRAPHY
    • INDEX
      • KEY TO PRONUNCIATION
    • KEY TO PRONUNCIATION
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