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Published by Harper in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • English prose literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700

Book details:

Edition Notes

SeriesThe Harper English literature series
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR1293 .H6
The Physical Object
Pagination 616 p.
Number of Pages616
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6153621M
LC Control Number54006706
OCLC/WorldCa997186

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Originally published as ENGLISH LITERATURE IN THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY EXCLUDING DRAMA and for some inexplicable reason recently renamed, this book, Lewis's longest work, will not be found in the libraries of the causal C. S. Lewis fan for the simple fact that it is a textbook and is aimed not at the general reader but instead the academic world (even in those days there was that damned 5/5(5). Genre/Form: Anthologies: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Holzknecht, Karl Julius. Sixteenth-century English prose. New York, Harper []. C.S. Lewis () was a British novelist, poet, academic, medievalist, literary critic, essayist, theologian, broadcaster, and lecturer. He is best known for his fictional works, including The Screwtape Letters, The Space Trilogy, and The Chronicles of Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, the second book in the seven-book Narnia series, often tops must-read lists of classic Price: $ This is a subjective, idiosyncratic, but nevertheless very engaging survey of sixteenth-century English literature (including Scotland). Given the range of material, even at the length of this book Lewis is mostly engaging in high-level mapping, rarely delving deeply into anyone's corpus/5.

Later, he became Professor of Medieval and Renaissance English at Cambridge University. C.S. Lewis married late in life, in , and his wife, writer Joy Davidman, died of cancer in He remained at Cambridge until his death on Novem Early Modern English Theatre to webpage. Sixteenth-century prose Humanism. Education was a prime concern of English Humanists- > writing of treatises on education to promote the kind of learning they regarded as the most suitable preparation for public service" (Norton): .   Poetry and Prose in the Sixteenth Century (Oxford History of English Literature Series) Best. Eighteenth century period is supposed to be very fertile period in the development of prose work. The writer slowly turned into reasonable things. The prose was thought to be a good medium in order to express more elaborate ideas and arguments. The earlier development in journalism also gave rise to prose work to some extent.

C.S. Lewis's "English Literature in the Sixteenth Century (Excluding Drama)," was first published in , as an installment in the Clark Lectures series (for ), which contributes an additional subtitle in some listings, but primarily as part of a multi-volume "Oxford History of English Literature."/5(13).   Another publication of considerable interest to scholars working in the early sixteenth century is Kathleen Tonry’s Agency and Intention in English Print, –, which forms the seventh part of Brepols’s Texts and Transitions series. As with Beier’s book, Tonry gives centre stage to figures who tend to have more of a marginal Author: Gavin Schwartz-Leeper, Edward Smith.   Poetry and Prose in the Sixteenth Century (Oxford History of English Literature Series) Best. viwosuceda. This book is intended for students of English literature at A' level and above; general readers interested in a complete history of literature from Middle English .   Buy a cheap copy of English Literature in the Sixteenth book by C.S. Lewis. This book is intended for students of English literature at `A level and above; general readers interested in a complete history of literature from Middle English Free shipping over $