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English poetry : the main currents from Chaucer to the present

Douglas Bush

English poetry : the main currents from Chaucer to the present

by Douglas Bush

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

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  • English poetry -- History and criticism

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    Statementby Douglas Bush.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination222 p. ;
    Number of Pages222
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23755902M

    The Minor English Poems (A Variorum Commentary On the Poems of John Milton, Volume 2 [Part 1]) by A. S. P. Woodhouse, Douglas Bush, Edward R. Weismiller and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at English literature - English literature - The Renaissance period: – In a tradition of literature remarkable for its exacting and brilliant achievements, the Elizabethan and early Stuart periods have been said to represent the most brilliant century of all. (The reign of Elizabeth I began in and ended with her death in ; she was succeeded by the Stuart king James VI of.

    ter Scott. His latest book is "Charles Dick ens: His Tragedy and Triumph." Douglas Bush, professor of English at Harvard since , is the author of many books including "Paradise Lost in Our Time," "Science and English Poetry," and "English Poetry, the Main Currents from Chaucer to the Present." Milton Hindus teaches English at Brandeis Uni. A Checklist of Critical Literature on the British and American Novel since , Metuchen, N.J.; The scarecrow Press, Sir Paul Harvery (ed): The Oxford Companion to English Literature, Oxford; OUP, 4th ed. - Douglas Bush: English Poetry: The Main Currents from Chaucer to the Present, London; Methuen,

    ENGLISH ELECTIVES. FALL BARUCH COLLEGE - ENGLISH DEPARTMENT. Introduction To Literary Studies. English Prof. J. Brenkman. Tue/Thu PM During the semester we will concentrate on a few major works of poetry, fiction, and drama in order to explore various ways of understanding and analyzing literary texts, from close reading to historical contextualization. A Critical Overview of Literary Criticism in English Literature. Parrington‟s Main Currents in American Thought one of the major documents in c ritical. Heidegger and English : Simhachalam Thamarana.


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Sec-ond Edition. London: Methuen, The second edition ofa book first pub-lished in See K-SJ, m (), Rev. by Geoffrey Watson in MLR, rxm (July ), Bush, Douglas. Mythology and the Ro-mantic Tradition in English Poetry. Cam.

ENGLISH POETRY: MAIN CURRENTS FROM CHAUCER TO THE PRESENT. By DOUGLAS BUSH. Oxford University Press. $ The distillation of a great ranging knowledge into a handy, pocket-sized volume intended as a guide to the general reader, not as "an aid for those whose minds are anxiously divided be-tween poetry and examinations." The emphasis.

English Literature: Renaissance to Baroque The course focuses on the main currents and representative figures of the High Renaissance in England and the transition to the Baroque. Offering an outline of the Elizabethan, Jacobean and Caroline ages, it highlights the social, political and cultural characteristics of each.

Pearl (Middle English: Perle) is a late 14th-century Middle English poem that is considered one of the most important surviving Middle English works.

With elements of medieval allegory and dream vision genre, the poem is written in a North-West Midlands variety of Middle English and highly—though not consistently—alliterative; there is a complex system of stanza linking and other stylistic. The History of English Poetry, from the Close of the Eleventh to the Commencement of the Eighteenth Century () by Thomas Warton was a pioneering and influential literary history.

Only three full volumes were ever published, going as far as Queen Elizabeth's reign, but their account of English poetry in the late Middle Ages and Renaissance was unrivalled for many years, and played a. The earliest known English poem is a hymn on the creation; Bede attributes this to Cædmon (fl.

–), who was, according to legend, an illiterate herdsman who produced extemporaneous poetry at a monastery at Whitby. This is generally taken as marking the beginning of Anglo-Saxon poetry. Much of the poetry of the period is difficult to date, or even to arrange chronologically; for.

In this course, we will be reading representative works of English literature from Beowulf and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight through selections from Milton’s Paradise Lost. Other readings will include selections from Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales—the romantic, the bawdy, and the moral--one of the plays of Shakespeare, a Renaissance.

For historical background and for Landor's place in English poetry see Douglas Bush, English Poetry: The Main Currents from Chaucer to the Present (). Additional Sources. Super, R. (Robert Henry), Walter Savage Landor: a biography, Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, The era extends to around As with the Old English period, much of the Middle English writings were religious in nature; however, from about onward, secular literature began to rise.

This period is home to the likes of Chaucer, Thomas Malory, and Robert Henryson. Notable works include "Piers Plowman" and "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.". be familiar with the main currents of English and French poetry during the period and how each tradition has influenced the other; be able to reflect on the critical and methodological challenges which this relationship raises -- in particular issues of translation, comparative poetic form, and cross-cultural contact -- and have some.

Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets (–81), alternatively known by the shorter title Lives of the Poets, is a work by Samuel Johnson comprising short biographies and critical appraisals of 52 poets, most of whom lived during the eighteenth century. These were arranged, approximately, by date of death.

From the close of the 18th century, expanded editions and updates of Johnson’s. Carey’s sparkling Little History of Poetry is an astonishingly full introduction to English poetry from Beowulf to the present, set in a framework extending in place and time from Gilgamesh to Akhmatova and Seferis.”—Bernard O'Donoghue, Winner of the Whitbread Poetry Award/5(22).

Early Middle English Period. Germanic Heroic Poetry: It started out being performed orally in alliterative verse but was later written down by scholars or imes it was used to describe current events, and touched on themes, which invoke the ancient code of honor that obliges a warrior to avenge his slain lord or die beside him.

This interactive timeline allows you to explore the evolution of English language and literature, from the 11th century to the present day. Scroll through decade by decade to investigate the richness and diversity of our poetry and prose, as well as the many social, cultural and political strands from which our language has been woven.

The Chaucer Metapage Audio Files These are links to web pages with excerpts from Chaucer's works read by professors. The main purpose of these recordings is to help students improve their pronunciation of Chaucer's Middle English.

The emphasis is on accuracy of pronunciation, according to the most current scholarly thinking, though you will notice some individual variation. The Poetics of Self-definition and Self-crisis in William Wordsworth’s Poems in English Poetry, The Main Currents from Chaucer to the Present.

London: Methuen & Co. LTD, November p. 2 Ibid, p. 6 the present : Jonathan Zeitoun. This item: The Discourse Studies Reader: Main currents in theory and analysis by Johannes Angermuller Paperback $ Only 1 left in stock (more on 5/5(1).The well wrought urn: studies in the structure of poetry.

Author Brooks, Cleanth, English poetry and poets. Brooks, Sarah Warner, PRB English poetry; the main currents from Chaucer to the present. Bush, Douglas, PRBFor historical background and for Landor's place in English poetry see Douglas Bush, English Poetry: The Main Currents from Chaucer to the Present ().

Additional Biography Sources Super, R. H. (Robert Henry), Walter Savage Landor: a biography, Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press,