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17th and 18th centuries (1640-1770)

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  • John Drydenby Helen and Kinsley Kinsley

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    The Critical Heritage gathers together a large body of critical sources on major figures in literature. Each volume presents contemporary responses to a writer's work, enabling students and researchers to read for themselves, for example, comments on early performances of Shakespeare's plays, or reactions to the first publication of Jane Austen's... more...

  • John Miltonby John T. Shawcross

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    The Critical Heritage gathers together a large body of critical sources on major figures in literature. Each volume presents contemporary responses to a writer's work, enabling students and researchers to read for themselves, for example, comments on early performances of Shakespeare's plays, or reactions to the first publication of Jane Austen's... more...

  • Teaching English Literature 16?19by Carol Atherton; Andrew Green; Gary Snapper

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Teaching English Literature 16 ? 19 is an essential new resource that is suitable for use both as an introductory guide for those new to teaching literature and also as an aid to reflection and renewal for more experienced teachers. Using the central philosophy that students will learn best when actively engaged in discussion and encouraged to apply... more...

  • Milton's Paradise Lostby Leland Ryken

    Crossway 2013; US$ 5.99

    Guides readers through the paramount epic in the English language, Milton?s Paradise Lost , and showcases Milton?s understanding of crime and punishment in the events of creation, the fall, and redemption. Part of the Christian Guides to the Classics series. more...

  • Regaining Paradise Lostby Thomas N. Corns

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.95

    Paradise Lost is not merely the masterpiece of John Milton (1608-74) but a turning point in style and form, which had a profound influence on the poetry of the following century. Divided into two parts, this major survey begins by discussing the revolutionary characteristics of Paradise Lost in the context of contemporary literary norms and examines... more...

  • Blazing Starby Alexander Larman

    Head of Zeus 2014; US$ 11.65

    A thrilling portrait of the wild freedoms enjoyed at the court of Charles II, focusing on the most notorious man of the age, the scandalous Earl of Rochester. more...

  • Bunyan's "The Pilgrim's Progress"by Leland Ryken

    Crossway 2014; US$ 5.99

    Leads readers through Bunyan?s classic Christian allegory, The Pilgrim?s Progress , with insights into the nature of faith, the reality of temptation, and the glory of salvation. Part of the Christian Guides to the Classics series. more...

  • The Poems of John Dryden: Volume Fiveby Paul Hammond; David Hopkins

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 271.95

    This volume completes the five-volume Longman Annotated Poets Edition of the poems of John Dryden, the major poet of Restoration England.  It provides a modernized text along with full explanatory annotation.  The poems include Dryden's spirited translation from Ovid, Homer, Chaucer, and Boccaccio. This volume presents, in newly-edited texts and... more...

  • An Introduction to Pope (Routledge Revivals)by Pat Rogers

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    In this concise introduction to Pope?s life and work, first published in 1975, the poet?s highly successful career as a man of letters is seen against the background of the Augustan age as a whole. Pat Rogers begins by examining the relationship of the eighteenth-century writer to his audience, and discusses the role of style and versification in... more...

  • Robinson Crusoe (Routledge Revivals)by Pat Rogers

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    First published in 1979, this title presents the basic facts and the background information needed by a modern reader of Robinson Crusoe , as well as a careful exploration of the structure and style of the work itself. Pat Rogers pays particular attention to the book?s composition and publishing history, the critical history surrounding it from 1719... more...