Landmarks in English Literature
Covering major British and Irish authors from Chaucer down to the modern period,Landmarks in English Literatureexplains how the three main genres of literature - fiction, poetry, and drama - actually work. Part of the three-book series,Landmarks inEuropean Literature, which presents the major authors of European literature and their works, from ancient times until the 20th century, this volume is designed for general readers and students, looking for additional guidance in their reading or wishing to understand the context in which these fascinating works were written. Helping and encouraging readers to explore and enjoy the European literary heritage, theLandmarks in European Literatureseries includeLandmarks in Continental European Literature,Landmarks in Classical Literature, andLandmarks inEnglish Literature, all of which will prove valuable at any library supporting literary studies.
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