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The Oxford Anthology Of English Literature From Blake To Auden

Author : Frank Kermode
ISBN : 0195019016
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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A fully-annotated, two-volume work which presents the major literary achievements of English writers from the medieval period to the twentieth century
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

An Anthology Of Canadian Literature In English

Author : Russell Brown
ISBN : 0195407857
Genre : Literary Collections
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This annotated text for Canadian literature courses is an abridgement and revision of Oxford's popular two-volume An Anthology of Canadian Literature in English. While drama and literary criticism have been deleted from the abridgement, it contains updated selections from poets and fictionwriters previously included as well as selections by writers new to the anthology such as Timothy Findley, Joy Kogawa, Rohinton Mistry, Dionne Brand, Sandra Birdsell, Paulette Jiles and Fred Wah, to name only a few. This abridged and revised anthology also contains updated, detailed introductionsto the writers and their works, and annotations that will help make the selections more accessible to today's students.
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A Linguistic History Of English Poetry

Author : Richard Bradford
ISBN : 9781134911721
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This introductory book takes the reader through literary history from the Renaissance to Postmodernism, and considers individual texts as paradigms which can both reflect and unsettle their broader linguistic and cultural contexts. Richard Bradford provides detailed readings of individual texts which emphasize their relation to literary history and broader socio-cultural contexts, and which take into account developments in structuralism and postmodernism. Texts include poems by Donne, Herbert, Marvell, Milton, Pope, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Blake, Keats, Hopkins, Browning, Pound, Eliot, Carlos Williams, Auden, Larkin and Geoffrey Hill.
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The Oxford History Of The Laws Of England Volume Ii

Author : John Hudson
ISBN : 9780191630033
Genre : Law
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This volume in the landmark Oxford History of the Laws of England series, spans three centuries that encompassed the tumultuous years of the Norman conquest, and during which the common law as we know it today began to emerge. The first full-length treatment of all aspects of the early development of the English common law in a century, featuring extensive research into the original sources that bring the era to life, and providing an interpretative account, a detailed subject analysis, and fascinating glimpses into medieval disputes. Starting with King Alfred (871-899), this book examines the particular contributions of the Anglo-Saxon period to the development of English law, including the development of a powerful machinery of royal government, significant aspects of a long-lasting court structure, and important elements of law relating to theft and violence. Until the reign of King Stephen (1135-54), these Anglo-Saxon contributions were maintained by the Norman rulers, whilst the Conquest of 1066 led to the development of key aspects of landholding that were to have a continuing effect on the emerging common law. The Angevin period saw the establishment of more routine royal administration of justice, closer links between central government and individuals in the localities, and growing bureaucratization. Finally, the later twelfth and earlier thirteenth century saw influential changes in legal expertise. The book concludes with the rebellion against King John in 1215 and the production of the Magna Carta. Laying out in exhaustive detail the origins of the English common law through the ninth to the early thirteenth centuries, this book will be essential reading for all legal historians and a vital work of reference for academics, students, and practitioners.
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British And Irish Poets

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ISBN : UOM:39015074283097
Genre : Poetry
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From John Abbot to Benjamin Zephaniah, this reference book contains information on 1,270 poets from England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland. Writing over a 1500 year period, the featured poets are representative of periods from the Old English era to the Post-Modern age.
Category: Poetry

Bookman S Manual

Author : Hester R. Hoffman
ISBN : UIUC:30112071130451
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