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English Literature From The Beginning To The Norman Conquest

Stopford a. Brooke

English Literature From The Beginning To The Norman Conquest is a comprehensive book written by Stopford A. Brooke, a renowned literary critic and historian. The book is a detailed study of the development of English literature from its earliest beginnings to the Norman Conquest in 1066. The book covers the major literary works and authors of the Anglo-Saxon period, including Beowulf, The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, and the works of Caedmon and Cynewulf. It also explores the development of Old English language and literature, including the transition from pagan to Christian literature. The book then moves on to the Middle English period, discussing the works of Chaucer, Langland, and the Gawain-poet, among others. It also delves into the influence of French and Latin literature on English literature during this period. Brooke provides in-depth analysis and interpretation of the literary works discussed in the book, exploring their themes, styles, and historical context. He also discusses the cultural and social factors that influenced the development of English literature during this time. Overall, English Literature From The Beginning To The Norman Conquest is a valuable resource for anyone interested in the history and development of English literature. It is a must-read for students, scholars, and literary enthusiasts alike.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Publish Date: May 26th, 2006
  • Pages: 352
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 0.79in - 1.14lb
  • EAN: 9781428622340
  • Categories: English, Irish, Scottish, WelshAmerican - GeneralMedieval