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English literature of the 19th and the early 20th centuries

Joseph Warren Beach

English literature of the 19th and the early 20th centuries

1798 to the first world war ...

by Joseph Warren Beach

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Published by Collier in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 257-275.

    SeriesHistory of English literature. Hardin Craig, general editor. v. 4
    ContributionsCraig, Hardin, 1875-1968, ed.:.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination287 p.
    Number of Pages287
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17791780M
    OCLC/WorldCa1892810

    Find out more about the greatest authors of the 20th century, including Woolf, Orwell, Hughes, Carter and Kureishi. Authors - 20th century poets, novelists and playwrights - . Apr 17,  · The 20th century was like no time period before it. Einstein, Darwin, Freud and Marx were just some of the thinkers who profoundly changed Western culture. These changes took distinct shape in the literature of the 20th century. Modernism, a movement that was a radical break from 19th century Victorianism, led to.

    In fact, many of the towering figures of 20th-century English literature were not English; Shaw, Yeats, Joyce, O'Casey, and Beckett were Irish, Dylan Thomas was Welsh, T. S. Eliot was born an American, and Conrad was Polish. May 25,  · We still call some literature ‘pulp fiction’ precisely because of the cheap acidic paper that it was printed on. The voices of the dead. The late 19th-century literature that followed the revolution in electrical machinery produced a number of enduring fictions that addressed the weirdness of this emerging technology as content, not just form.

    Literature of the s was dominated by the British/English connoisseurs. Period. Unlike never before, literature bloomed and blossomed in the 19th century Britain as English writers went on to produce historic novels that became precedents of the future of the literary world. US author Margaret Fuller publishes Woman in the Nineteenth Century, an early and thoughtful feminist study of women's place in society Go to Hollinghurst, Alan (–) in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature (3 ed.).


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