English Literature from the Old English Period Through the Renaissance (Britannica Guide to World Literature) (Library Binding)

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By J. E. Luebering (Editor)
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Retaining the thrill and tone of oral storytelling as the written word became increasingly widespread was the charge of early English writing. Beginning in the Old English period and continuing through the Medieval and Renaissance periods, writers such as Geoffrey Chaucer and William Shakespeare began to elevate the place of literature in society. This volume details the evolution of early English literature and the enduring works that have withstood centuries of linguistic and cultural change.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781615301102
ISBN-10: 1615301100
Publisher: Rosen Education Service
Publication Date: August 30th, 2010
Pages: 272
Language: English
Series: Britannica Guide to World Literature