The Oxford English Literary History is the new century's definitive account of a rich and diverse literary heritage that stretches back for a millennium and more. This volume explores the vast cultural, literary, social, and political transformations which characterized the period 1000-1350.
This Handbook triangulates the disciplines of history, legal history, and literary interpretation to produce a new, interdisciplinary framework for the study of early modern England.
English Translation and Classical Reception is the first genuine cross-disciplinary study bringing English literary history to bear on questions about the reception of classical literary texts, and vice versa. The text draws on the author’s exhaustive knowledge of the subject from the early Renaissance to the present. The first book-length study of English translation as a topic in classical reception Draws on the author’s exhaustive knowledge of English literary translation from the early Renaissance to the present Argues for a remapping of English literary history which would take proper account of the currently neglected history of classical translation, from Chaucer to the present Offers a widely ranging chronological analysis of English translation from ancient literatures Previously little-known, unknown, and sometimes suppressed translated texts are recovered from manuscripts and explored in terms of their implications for English literary history and for the interpretation of classical literature
The deepest periodic division in English literary history has been between the Medieval and the Early Modern. Cultural Reformations, part of the Oxford Twenty-First Century Approaches to Literature series, initiates discussion on many fronts in which both periods look different in dialogue with each other.
This multi-authored volume offers a comprehensive account of English language novels and related prose fiction since 1950 in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the South Pacific. The essays within explore the repositioning of these national literatures in a world literary context, through a focus on the novel and short story.
The Cambridge History of the English Short Story is the first comprehensive volume to capture the literary history of the English short story. Charting the origins and generic evolution of the English short story to the present day, and written by international experts in the field, this book covers numerous transnational and historical connections between writers, modes and forms of transmission. Suitable for English literature students and scholars of the English short story generally, it will become a standard work of reference in its field.
«The History of English Literature» is based on the major literary and cultural movements that occurred during Romanticis, Victorianism, Modernism, as well as Postmodernism. The manual contains different types of movements and creative works of representatives of a complex literary and cultural tradition. It is used for the students, undergraduates of humanitarian specialties of higher educational institutions. It is also recommended to the learners who are interested in the developments of English Literature, the new means of relationship between literature and historical context. Publishing in authorial release.
This book is a history of education, focused on one of the more transformative periods in that history in England; it is a literary history that understands a formative moment in in English literature as a function of a particular kind of teaching; it is a detailed history of the book, describing surviving schoolbooks and their significance as well as the ways books of Middle English poetry mirrored them. It will be of interest to students and scholars of English literature , medieval historians, Latinists, and all those interested in the cultural history of the Middle Ages. It will be interest too to educators, particularly those who think about the nature of elementary education, theories of pedagogy, literacy, the nature of literacy training, and its deep history.
A Companion to the History of the English Language addresses the linguistic, cultural, social, and literary approaches to language study. The first text to offer a complete survey of the field, this volume provides the most up-to-date insights of leading international scholars. An accessible reference to the history of the English language Comprises more than sixty essays written by leading international scholars Aids literature students in incorporating language study into their work Includes an historical survey of the English language, from its Germanic and Indo- European beginnings to modern British and American English Enriched with maps, diagrams, and illustrations from historical publications Introduces the latest scholarship in the field
Oscar Wilde was already one of the best-known literary figures in Britain when he was persuaded to turn his extraordinary talents to the theatre. Between 1891 and 1895 he produced a sequence of distinctive plays which spearheaded the dramatic renaissance of the 1890s and retain their power today. This collection offers newly edited texts of Lady Windermere s Fan, A Woman of No Importance, Salome, An Ideal Husband, and, arguably the greatest farcical comedy in English, The Importance of Being Earnest.
This first English translation of the Universal History of Step'anos Taronec'i offers an accessible guide to the text, with extensive annotations and a substantial introduction providing valuable new insights into its contents, the intellectual and literary contexts within which it was composed, and its place in the Armenian tradition.
The Compact Oxford Russian Dictionary offers over 90,000 words and phrases, and 120,000 translations of contemporary Russian and English. It covers the words you need to know for everday use, carefully selected from findings from the Oxford Languages Tracker and the Oxford English Corpus. Also included are Russian and English-speaking culture and grammar supplements, giving lively and useful information on life in the Russian-speaking world.
For 300 years the greatest power in Eastern Europe was the union between the kingdom of Poland and the grand duchy of Lithuania, one of the longest-lasting political unions in European history. This volume is the first detailed study of the making of that union ever published in English.