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History of English literature, from Beowulf to Swinburne

Andrew Lang

History of English literature, from Beowulf to Swinburne

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Published by Longmans, Green in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Andrew Lang.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 687 p. ;
    Number of Pages687
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17804233M
    OCLC/WorldCa1822313

    Sixth Century List. Gildas, On the Ruin of Britain (Latin, s). Eighth Century List "Caedmon's Hymn" (OE) and Books 1, 2, and 4 of Bede's Ecclesiastical History (Latin, ).; Ninth Century List. Asser's Life of King Alfred (Latin, ) and Alfred's Preface to Gregory the Great's Pastoral Care (OE, s).; Tenth Century List. THE CAMBRIDGE HISTORY OF ENGLISH POETRY Poetry written in English is uniquely powerful and suggestive in its capacity to surprise, unsettle, shock, console and move. The Cambridge History of English Poetry offers sparklingly fresh and dynamic readings of an extraordinary range of poets and poems from Beowulf to Alice Oswald.


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The Beowulf manuscript contains Beowulf, Judith, and three prose tracts; the Exeter Book is a miscellaneous gathering of lyrics, riddles, didactic poems, and religious narratives;the Junius Manuscript, also called the Caedmon Manuscript.

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Gregory I the Great, the Consolation of Philosophy. The Norton Anthology of English Literature is an anthology of English literature published by the W. Norton & published init has gone through ten editions; as of there are over eight million copies in print, making it the publisher's best-selling anthology.

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Created in the oral-poetic mode and probably composed as a whole. British literature is literature from the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the Isle of Man, and the Channel article covers British literature in the English -Saxon (Old English) literature is included, and there is some discussion of Latin and Anglo-Norman literature, where literature in these languages relate to the early.

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Ringler has created a vibrant translation that combines Heaney's earthy poetry with a straightforward. Beowulf is a piece of literature, not a historical document; therefore, Beowulf should be considered an epic poem. One thing that supports Beowulf as a literary work is the fact that the author uses fictitious characters such as Grendel, Grendel’s mother, and the dragon.

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