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A short history of English literature in the nineteenth century

William Henry Hudson

A short history of English literature in the nineteenth century

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Published by R. West in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby William Henry Hudson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR451 .H8 1977
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 309 p. ;
    Number of Pages309
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4550353M
    ISBN 100849210925
    LC Control Number77018939
    OCLC/WorldCa3558942

    She initially wrote about her African experiences. The American dramatist Arthur Miller b. An early example is Charles Dickens ' Oliver Twist — His account of the pilgrims as they ride from London to Canterbury, with their constant bickering and rivalry, amounts to a comic masterpiece in its own right. Back to top Notable writers outside mainstream movements Any list of "important" names is bound to be uneven and selective. The reeve gets his own back with an equally outrageous tale of the seduction of a miller's wife and daughter.

    Gerard Manley Hopkins is notable for his use of what he calls "sprung rhythm"; as in Old English verse syllables are not counted, but there is a pattern of stresses. Indian English was a particularly fertile form of new words. Chaucer's tone is delicate, subtle, oblique - though this does not prevent him from introducing and gently satirising many vivid details of life at court, as he guides the reader through the long psychological intrigue by which Pandarus eventually delivers Troilus into Criseyde's bed. Back to top The science of language Science also changed approaches to language.

    The fact that in the early to midth century Hawthorne and Poe and Turgenev were capable of writing classic and timeless short stories virtually from the outset signals that the ability had always been dormant within the human imagination. From them other types emerged over the coming decades. It was as if the level of achievement arrived at in the early 20th century represented some sort of comfort zone for 21st-century writers. Evelyn Waugh —66 satirised the "bright young things" of the s and s, notably in A Handful of Dustand Decline and Fallwhile Brideshead Revisited has a theological basis, setting out to examine the effect of divine grace on its main characters.


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While in the preceding Romantic period, poetry had been the conquerors, novels were the emperors of the Victorian period. Scottish literature in the nineteenth century includes all written and published works in Scotland or by Scottish writers in the period.

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While in the preceding Romantic period, poetry had been the conquerors, novels were the emperors of the Victorian period.The Loyola University Download pdf Victorian Society: Students of nineteenth century literature or those with any kind of interest in the period's impact on subsequent history and literature should consider joining LUCVS, a group formed by graduate students in the Department of English to support studies of the nineteenth century.

Not only do LUCVS.The Nineteenth Century Short Title Catalogue ebook to index all printed works published in Britain, its colonies and the United States of America, all printed works in English wherever published, and all translations from English from the beginning of the nineteenth century to the end of the First World War.