The Oxford Companion to English Literature

The Oxford Companion to English Literature

Margaret Drabble


whilst the 5th variation of The Oxford better half to English Literature seemed, The long island occasions e-book Review, in a front-page evaluate, hailed it as "a tremendous, infuriating, a laugh, and informative conflict horse of a publication" and "a resource of genuine delight," including "No ask yourself the ebook is, as omit Drabble says, 'much loved'." Now, Margaret Drabble has up-to-date the 5th version, including sixty thoroughly new entries and revising the entries on modern writers.
Readers will locate many new faces right here. Drabble has brought dozens of up to date novelists, poets, and different literary figures, together with Martin Amis, Wendy Cope, Salman Rushdie, David Hare, P.D. James, Paul Theroux, A.N. Wilson, Anita Brookner, J.M. Coetzee, Robertson Davies, Thomas Keneally, David Malouf, Toni Morrison, and Gore Vidal. There also are new appendices directory winners of significant literary prizes--including the Nobel Prize for Literature, the Pulitzer Prize, and the Booker Prize--and an entire chronology spanning approximately one thousand years of English literature, from Beowulf to the current day. in fact, the Companion maintains to provide unrivaled assurance of English literature, from its classical roots (with entries on Homer, Plato, Virgil, and Catullus) to its ecu impacts (from Rabelais and Goethe to Cervantes, Schiller, and Baudelaire). The curious will locate details on fictional characters, the plots of significant works, literary and inventive pursuits, severe phrases and thought, and lots more and plenty more.
entire, authoritative, and recent, this revised version of The Oxford better half to English Literature bargains the main whole reference advisor to our magnificent literary history.

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