The Land and Literature of England: A Historical Account

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W. W. Norton & Company, 1986 - 555 страница
"Professor Adams seems to have read the whole library and yet. . .retained his pith, vigor, suppleness, and good cheer. In addition, he knows how to tell a story. . . .One of the pleasure. . .lies in [the book's] rich texture of cross-references between history and literature. . . .Exhilarating." --Daniel Albright, New York Review of Books

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Given the amount of time covered and the amount of material I thought it a great read. As a reader most of the history was familiar and the same with the literature, but there was also stuff I didnt ... Прочитајте целу рецензију

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Celtic Britain Roman Britain
1
The Other Island Water Water Everywhere First Evidences
21
Saxon England 6001066
24
From the Norman Conquest
49
The Fifteenth Century 13991509
81
Henry VIII and the Reformation 15091557 III
111
Intrigues Conspiracies
143
The Last Years of Elizabeth 15881603
176
The First Pitt and the Wars of Empire 17481789
315
Revolution Romanticism Reaction 17891815
342
Peace Controversy Reform 18151851
371
High Victorianism 18511887
400
Victorian Conservatism Edwardian Liberalism
430
Between Two Wars 19191939
461
World War II and After 1939
490
Appendix A British Money and Measures of Distance
511

The Early Stuarts and Their Revolution 16031649
200
Commonwealth and Restoration 16491688
231
The Settlement of 88 and Queen Anne 16881714
258
Anglican Ecclesiastical Offices
517
Index
535
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Robert M. Adams was Professor of English (Emeritus) at the University of California at Los Angeles. He was the author of many books, including Ikon: John Milton and the Modern Critics; Strains of Discord; Proteus, His Lies, His Truth: Discussion of Literary Translation; The Land and Literature of England; and Shakespeare--The Four Romances. In addition to the Norton Critical Edition of Utopia (he was translator and editor of the First and Second Editions), Professor Adams was editor of five other Norton Critical Editions, including The Prince by Machiavelli, Candide by Voltaire, and The Praise of Folly and Other Writings by Erasmus, the texts of which he also translated. He was a founding editor of The Norton Anthology of English Literature.

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