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The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature By Edited by Sir Paul Harvey

The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature
by Edited by Sir Paul Harvey

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Based on "The Oxford Companion to English Literature", this companion not only focuses on the English literature of the British Isles, but also the literature of other countries and disciplines influenced by literature. There are over 5000 entries, updated and including new essays.
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The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature by Edited by Sir Paul Harvey

Based on the fifth edition of "The Oxford Companion to English Literature", this is a reference book for the student or general reader. It focuses on the English literature of the British Isles but there is still coverage of the literature of other countries and of other disciplines which have influenced or have been influenced by literature. More than 5000 entries illuminate the plots of novel and plays; songs and poems; the lives and works of authors, poets, playwrights, essayists, philosophers, and historicans; fictional characters; literary movements; legends; theatres; periodicals. Entries have been updated and there are several new essays on topics such as anachronism, autobiography, foreign influences on English literature, parody and Senecan tragedy.

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About Edited by Sir Paul Harvey



About the Editors:
Margaret Drabble is one of modern Britain's most distinguished novelists. Her books include The Middle Ground, The Realms of Gold, The Ice Age, A Writer's Britain, and the recently published A Natural Curiosity.
Jenny Stringer, an assistant editor of the Fifth Edition of The Oxford Companion to English Literature, has since contributed to and edited several other reference works.

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GOR003374103
The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature by Edited by Sir Paul Harvey
Edited by Sir Paul Harvey
Oxford Paperback Reference
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Oxford University Press
1990-04-01
640
0192826670
9780192826671
N/A
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