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The present age in British literature.

David Daiches

The present age in British literature.

by David Daiches

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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • English literature -- 20th century -- Bibliography

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [169]-368.

    GenreBibliography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR471 .D3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 376 p.;
    Number of Pages376
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23755869M

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      The material for British Literature: A Historical Overview has been drawn from the general introductions to the six volumes of the acclaimed Broadview Anthology of British Literature. A Historical Overview, Volume B is also available; this covers the age of Romanticism through the twentieth century and beyond. The age is known for the heavy influence of Biblical text, for example, Old Testament and books like the book of Jeremiah. The genre, known as ‘ Jeremiads ’, was split into three portions. The first extolled the faith of the past generations, the second denigrated the sins of the present age and the third make appeals for repentance and.


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