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The New Pelican Guide to English Literature 2 By Edited by Boris Ford

The New Pelican Guide to English Literature 2
by Edited by Boris Ford

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This volume covers the period of Shakespeare's lifetime. It contains a survey of the English literary renaissance, and also an account of the social context of literature in the period. It includes essays which consider the work and importance of individual dramatists, poets and prose-writers.
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The New Pelican Guide to English Literature 2: The Age of Shakespeare by Edited by Boris Ford

This volume covers the period of Shakespeare's lifetime. It contains a long general survey of the English literary renaissance, and also an account of the social context of literature in the period. Then there follow a number of essays which consider in detail the work and importance of individual dramatists, poets and prose-writers, but above all the dram atists, for this was their age. Five of the essays are devoted to Shakespeare's plays alone. Finally, this volume contains an appendix giving short author-biographies and, in each case, standard editions of authors' works, critical commentaries and lists of books further study and reference.

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GOR001080247
The New Pelican Guide to English Literature 2: The Age of Shakespeare by Edited by Boris Ford
Edited by Boris Ford
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
1991-01-31
592
0140138080
9780140138085
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