Due to COVID-19 health safety precautions, Pasadena Public Library will no longer lend or fulfill holds for City of Glendale Library, Arts & Culture materials. For assistance with Glendale material requests, please contact the Glendale Library, Arts and Culture at 818-548-2021. If you have additional questions or need assistance with Pasadena Public Library material holds or lending, please call 626-744-4066 or email to ask@cityofpasadena.email.libanswers.com

VERY Important Information About Holds Pickup: You will be notified by phone or email that your hold is ready; for additional information about curbside service: https://cityofpasadena.libanswers.com/covid-19-FAQ/faq/302464

The Cambridge guide to English literature / [compiled by] Michael Stapleton
Book | Distributed for them by Hamlyn Pub. Group | 1983
Available at PAS Central Library Reference (R 820.9 STA)

Additional actions:


nhiều thêm

see all

Vật liệu

Kho OPAC message Ký hiệu xếp gi. Trạng thái
PAS Central Library Reference R 820.9 STA Available 39009016808459
Show fewer items

More Details

Miêu tả
xi, 992 p. : ill., ports. ; 26 cm.
Nội dung
The purpose of this book is to provide a guide to the literature of the English-speaking world in a single volume. It covers more than a thousand years and includes the literature of Great Britain, the United States, Australia, Canada and New Zealand; the English writing from Ireland and South Africa, and the new and exciting contributions from the West Indies and Nigeria since the Second World War. This book offers the reader more than facts. However, facts are essential: the entries begin with these and all-important dates will also be found. The lives of many writers are intrinsically interesting as well as significant to their work, and in cases where the details are known they are given at some length. Major works of poetry, fiction, drama, satire, history, philosophy and religion are described; so are the outstanding characters created by our major writers. A host of subjects and terms merit entries of their own - metrical romances, metaphysical poetry, the Marprelate controversy, the closure of the playhouses: picaresque, latitudinarianism and transcendentalism are some of them. Two major ones, The English Language and The Bible in English, were specially commissioned.
Added Author
0600331733 (Newnes)
9780600331735 (Newnes)
You Might Also Like
Browse Results
Other Sources:
View in classic catalog View MARC display
Popular Choices:
Loading Suggestions...