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The Land and Literature of England : A Historical Account - Robert M. Adams

The Land and Literature of England

A Historical Account

Paperback Published: 17th October 1986
ISBN: 9780393303438
Number Of Pages: 640

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A companion to British literature explores the political, social, intellectual, and cultural history and background of English poetry, fiction, prose, and drama and analyzes the changing conditions of literary activity.

Foreword
Celtic Britain, Roman Britain, and Their Fate (1500 B.C.-A.D. 600)p. 1
Saxon England (600-1066)p. 24
From the Norman Conquest to the Age of Chaucer (1066-1399)p. 49
The Fifteenth Century (1399-1509)p. 81
Henry VIII and the Reformation (1509-1557)p. 111
Intrigues, Conspiracies, and an Almost-Invasion (1558-1588)p. 143
Gathering Shades: The Last Years of Elizabeth (1588-1603)p. 176
The Early Stuarts and Their Revolution (1603-1649)p. 200
Commonwealth and Restoration (1649-1688)p. 231
The Settlement of '88 and Queen Anne (1688-1714)p. 258
The Early Eighteenth Century: The Rising Novel (1714-1748)p. 286
The First Pitt and the Wars of Empire (1748-1789)p. 315
Revolution, Romanticism, Reaction (1789-1815)p. 342
Peace, Controversy, Reform (1815-1851)p. 371
High Victorianism (1851-1887)p. 400
Victorian Conservatism, Edwardian Liberalism, and World War I (1887-1919)p. 430
Between Two Wars (1919-1939)p. 461
World War II and after (1939-)p. 490
British Money and Measures of Distancep. 511
The British Baronagep. 514
Anglican Ecclesiastical Officesp. 517
Suggestions for Further Readingp. 520
Indexp. 535
Acknowledgments
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ISBN: 9780393303438
ISBN-10: 0393303438
Series: Historical Account
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 640
Published: 17th October 1986
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.85 x 14.0  x 4.39
Weight (kg): 0.74