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Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great: English Authors
Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great: English Authors
by Elbert Hubbard
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William Morris; Robert Browning; Alfred Tennyson; Robert Burns; John Milton; Samuel Johnson; Thomas B. Macaulay; Lord Byron; Joseph Addison; Robert Southey; Samuel Coleridge; Benjamin Disraeli.... (read more)

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Culture Wars in British Literature: Multiculturalism and National Identity
Culture Wars in British Literature: Multiculturalism and National Identity
by Tracy J Prince
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The past century's culture wars that Britain has been consumed by, but that few North Americans seem aware of, have resulted in revised notions of Britishness and British literature. Yet literary anthologies remain anchored to an archaic Anglo-English... (read more)

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The Crowd
The Crowd
by John Plotz
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"This book studies the historical emergence of a certain kind of politicized crowd with an originality and a brilliance that will make it the definitive work on the crowd in nineteenth-century literature."-John Kucich, author of Repression in Victorian... (read more)

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Anonymity a Secret History of English Literature
Anonymity a Secret History of English Literature
by John Mullan
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From the 16th century to the present day, this looks at the ways in which the disguises of writers such as Jane Austen and Charlotte Bronte were first used to tease readers. Why do so many writers choose anonymity?... (read more)

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Short Oxford History of English Literature
Short Oxford History of English Literature
by Andrew Sanders
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The Short Oxford History of English Literature provides in a single volume a comprehensive beginner's guide to the literature of the British Isles from the Anglo-Saxon period to the present day. Separate chapters trace the development of English... (read more)

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The Kingdom of Science: Literary Utopianism and British Education, 1612-1870
The Kingdom of Science: Literary Utopianism and British Education, 1612-1870
by Paul A Olson
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The Kingdom of Science examines Baconian utopias as blueprints for a scientific sociology of knowledge that founded a new social and economic world in the seventeenth century. Looking backward, Paul A. Olson begins with More's Utopia and Shakespeare'... (read more)

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The History of Pendennis. His Fortunes and Misfortunes, His Friends and His Greatest Enemy. by William Maekpeace Thackeray. with Illustrations on Wood
The History of Pendennis. His Fortunes and Misfortunes, His Friends and His Greatest Enemy. by William Maekpeace Thackeray. with Illustrations on Wood
by William Makepeace Thackeray
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1850. With illustrations on wood by the author. Vanity Fair is Thackeray's masterpiece, but he also showed great skill in writing historical fiction with fine attention to period manners and customs and a dispassionate sympathy for his character's... (read more)

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The Oxford illustrated history of English literature
The Oxford illustrated history of English literature
by Pat Rogers
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Britain possesses a literary heritage virtually unrivaled in the Western world. This lavishly illustrated volume explores the richness, diversity, and continuity of that tradition. Under the general editorship of Pat Rogers, some of Britain's foremost... (read more)

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Outline of English Literature
Outline of English Literature
by Pat Rogers
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Britain boasts a literary heritage second to none in the Western world. In this lavishly illustrated volume, the richness, diversity, and continuity of this tradition are explored in depth by some of England's foremost literary scholars. Through the... (read more)

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Centuries of Female Days: Englishwomen's Private Diaries
Centuries of Female Days: Englishwomen's Private Diaries
by Harriet Blodgett
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Offers an overview of Englishwomen's private diaries written between 1599 and 1939 . . . represent[s] a rich resource for women's thoughts and feelings on such issues as women's rights, marriage, motherhood, female psychology, and daughterhood... (read more)

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The short Oxford history of English literature
The short Oxford history of English literature
by Andrew Sanders
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Poets' Corner in Westminster Abbey, Andrew Sanders notes, had its start by accident. The first writer entombed there (long before it was known by today's name) was Geoffrey Chaucer--so honored not for his works, but because he had lived nearby and had... (read more)

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The Origins of the English Novel, 1600-1740
The Origins of the English Novel, 1600-1740
by Michael Mckeon
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Bloomsbury Pie
Bloomsbury Pie
by Regina Marler
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Literary History of Cambridge
Literary History of Cambridge
by Graham Chainey
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 309-323) and index.... (read more)

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The land and literature of England :a historical account
The land and literature of England :a historical account
by Robert M Adams
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Bibliography included in "Suggestions for further reading": p. [520]-534.... (read more)

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A writer's Britain :landscape in literature
A writer's Britain :landscape in literature
by Margaret Drabble
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English Literature 1815 1832
English Literature 1815 1832
by Ian Jack
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The Fine Art of Literary Mayhem: A Lively Account of Famous Writers and Their Feuds
The Fine Art of Literary Mayhem: A Lively Account of Famous Writers and Their Feuds
by Myrick Land
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Literary Britain :a reader's guide to its writers and landmarks
Literary Britain :a reader's guide to its writers and landmarks
by Frank Morley
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Jew in the Literature of England To the End of the 19TH Century
Jew in the Literature of England To the End of the 19TH Century
by Montagu Fran Modder
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