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The Oxford companion to English literature

The Oxford companion to English literature

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Published by Oxford University in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature -- Encyclopedias,
  • English literature -- Bio-bibliography -- Encyclopedias,
  • English-speaking countries -- Intellectual life -- Encyclopedias,
  • English-speaking countries -- In literature -- Encyclopedias

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCompanion to English literature
    Statementedited by Dinah Birch.
    GenreEncyclopedias, Bio-bibliography
    ContributionsBirch, Dinah.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR19 .O94 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 1164 p. ;
    Number of Pages1164
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23948843M
    ISBN 109780192806871
    LC Control Number2009455948

    White surely reflect the prevailing British critical evaluation, for they are not that of the United States. Your performance in Prelims does not count towards your final degree, which is entirely based on your performance in a number of exams and extended essays during your third year. Comprehensive annual bibliography of books and articles published on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics. Similar to The Oxford Companion to English Literature obviously the inspiration for its conceptionthis book is alphabetically arranged and thoroughly cross-indexed, including entries about authors, books, and genres.

    The entries are annotated with extensive subject, title, and author indexes. Access options available:. Take notes as you read, focusing on language, style and form, as well as on themes, to aid your essay-writing during term. Anglo-Saxon Prose London: Everyman,

    Because it includes illustrations and over 2, entries of which are biographical and yet is only one volume of about pages, The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature is a convenient resource, to and from which readers can easily move as they pursue their individual interests with the literature. Anglo-Saxon Prose London: Everyman, You should aim to read a generous selection of the texts listed below, as you need to make an informed decision about which of these papers to sit in Prelims. Almost new entries covered new writers, genres, and issues, and existing entries were reworked to incorporate the latest scholarship. Coverage of American literature has been substantially increased, with new entries on writers such as Cormac McCarthy and Amy Tan and on movements and publications. Of the more than 7, entries in this sixth edition, approximately are new.


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The Oxford companion to English literature Download PDF Ebook

Cross-referencing has been thoroughly updated, with stronger linking from writers to thematic and conceptual entries. There is increased coverage of writers from around the world, as well as from Ireland, Scotland, and Wales, and of contextual topics, including film and television, music, and art. And even more troublesome, Garth Williams?

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There is a separate edition from Penguin, edited by Clive Wilmer. And just as they may omit or briefly discuss what they are unfamiliar with, so may they misjudge for the same reason. Authoritative biographical essays on notable English men and women no longer living.

You should own the first volume listed and either the Liuzza or the Dumbarton Oaks Beowulf. Among a number of contemporary authors The Oxford companion to English literature book omissions are surprising are Nicola Barker, Thomas Kinsella, and Tim Winton.

Readership The Oxford Companion to English Literature has long been established as the leading reference resource for students, teachers, scholars, and general readers of English literature.

Anglo-Saxon Prose London: Everyman, These quibbles aside, the OCEL continues to be a valuable, reliable, and readable guide to the entire spectrum of English literature from its beginnings through the twentieth century.

Unfortunately, however, some entries have escaped needed updating. The Oxford companion to English literature book be fair, I note Carpenter and Prichard's apology to those "whom lack of space has compelled us to omit" viii.

The eminent British writer Drabble assumed the editorship of this venerable work with the fifth edition, published inand she oversaw its two revisions, the first in and the second in It is the essential reference source for English students, teachers, and all other readers of literature in English.

Old and Middle English c. You will be assessed on all this work by a number of examinations, called Prelims, which you will sit at the end of the third term Trinityas well as by a Portfolio for Paper 1 submitted during Trinity. One of these — the introduction to language and literature — is compulsory; the other is for you to choose: either Victorian literature or twentieth century literature or Early Medieval English literature.

New entries on modern authors such as Jim Crace and Ben Elton have been added, alongside new entries on topics such as travel writing and Anglo-Indian literature. Coverage of American literature has been substantially increased, with new entries on writers such as Cormac McCarthy and Amy Tan and on movements and publications.

Based on the best-selling Oxford Companion to English Literature, this classic reference work was written originally by a team of more than distinguished contributors headed by Margaret Drabble. The Renaissance: Studies in Art and Poetry, ed.

For instance, the article on The Oxford English Dictionary does not mention the three-volume supplement to the second edition or the availability of the online version. In its various editions in the half-century since then, it has enjoyed an enormously faithful following and unflagging sales overto date.

Despite this bias, Carpenter and Expanded coverage of It provides unrivalled coverage of all aspects of English literature - from writers, their works, and the historical and cultural context in which they wrote, to critics, literary theory, and allusions.The Oxford Companion to English Literature [Margaret Drabble] on galisend.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

This new Fifth Edition represents the most substantial and significant revision in the book Reviews: 9. The Oxford Companion to English Literature PDF By:Dinah Birch Published on by OUP Oxford The Oxford Companion to English Literatu.

Oxford Companion to English Literature

Based on the best-selling Oxford Companion to English Literature, this classic reference work was written originally by a team of more than distinguished contributors headed by Margaret Drabble. It is the essential reference The Oxford companion to English literature book for English students, teachers, and all other readers of literature in English.When the fifth edition of The Oxford Companion to English Literature appeared, The New York Times Book Review, pdf a pdf review, hailed it as "a wonderful, infuriating, amusing, and informative war horse of a book" and "a source of real delight," adding "No wonder the book is, as Miss Drabble says, 'much loved'." Now, Margaret Drabble has updated the fifth edition, adding sixty /5(4).Cambridge Core - English Literature: General Interest - The Cambridge Companion to the English Short Story - edited by Ann-Marie Einhaus.

Skip to main content Accessibility help Book summary views reflect the number of visits to the book and chapter landing pages.The Oxford Companion to Ebook Literature first published inedited by the retired diplomat Sir Paul Harvey (–), was the earliest of the Oxford Companions to appear.

It is currently in its seventh edition (), edited by Dinah Birch.