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GEORGE VOLCEANOV A SURVEY OF ENGLISH LITERATURE FROM BEOWULF TO JANE AUSTEN Third Edition
Tehnoredactor: Vasilichia IONESCU Bun de tipar: 7.05.2007; Coli tipar: 15,5 Format: 16/61×86 Editura Fundaþiei România de Mâine Bulevardul Timiºoara, Nr. 58, Bucureºti, Sector 6 Tel./Fax.: 021/444 20 91; e-mail: [email protected] Descrierea CIP a Bibliotecii Naþionale a României VOLCEANOV, GEORGE A Survey of English Literature from Beowulf to Jane Austen / George Volceanov - Ed. a 3-a. -Bucureºti: Editura Fundaþiei România de Mâine , 2007 Bibliogr. ISBN 978-973-725-831-1 821.111.09 .../17 Reproducerea integralã sau fragmentarã, prin orice formã ºi prin orice mijloace tehnice, este strict interzisã ºi se pedepseºte conform legii. Rãspunderea pentru conþinutul ºi originalitatea textului revine exclusiv autorului/autorilor. © Editura Fundaþiei România de Mâine, 2007 Editurã acreditatã de Ministerul Educaþiei ºi Cercetãrii prin Consiliul Naþional al Cercetãrii ªtiinþifice din Învãþãmântul Superior
UNIVERSITATEA SPIRU HARET FACULTATEA DE LIMBI ªI LITERATURI STRÃINE Conf.univ.dr. GEORGE VOLCEANOV A SURVEY OF ENGLISH LITERATURE FROM BEOWULF TO JANE AUSTEN Third Edition EDITURA FUNDAÞIEI ROMÂNIA DE MÂINE Bucureºti, 2007
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5 CONTENTS Preface ................................................................................................... Theoretical Introduction ........................................................................ Anglo-Saxon Literature ......................................................................... Middle English Literature ..................................................................... The Anonymous Poetry .......................................................... The 14 th Century (Ricardian) Poetry ....................................... Geoffrey Chaucer .................................................................................. English Medieval Drama ....................................................................... The Renaissance Sonneteers ................................................................. Edmund Spenser ..................................................................... Philip Sidney ........................................................................... Shakespeare’s Non-dramatic Poetry ...................................................... Shakespeare’s Predecessors (1) ............................................................. The Elizabethan World Picture ............................................... Shakespeare’s Predecessors (2) ............................................................. Christopher Marlowe .............................................................. Thomas Kyd ............................................................................ Shakespeare the Playwright ................................................................... Shakespeare’s Great Tragedies ............................................... Shakespeare’s Comedies ......................................................... Shakespeare’s Chronicles ........................................................ Shakespeare’s Roman Plays .................................................... Shakespeare’s Romance Plays ................................................ Shakespeare in the Light of Recent Critical Perspectives ....... Shakespeare’s Contemporaries (Jacobean Drama) ................................ Early 17 th Century Poetry ...................................................................... John Donne ............................................................................. Andrew Marvell ...................................................................... John Milton ........................................................................................... John Bunyan .......................................................................................... John Dryden .......................................................................................... Restoration Drama ................................................................................. 7 9 13 20 21 23 26 31 33 33 35 37 41 44 46 46 50 52 56 64 70 73 75 78 81 87 87 90 91 95 96 99
6 The 18 th Century Poetry ......................................................................... The 18 th Century Drama ........................................................................ The Rise of the English Novel (1) ......................................................... The Novel as a Complex Genre .............................................. The Rise of the English Novel (2) ......................................................... The Rise of the English Novel (3) ......................................................... The 18 th Century Mind. The Satire. The Apologue ................. Daniel Defoe .......................................................................... Samuel Richardson ................................................................. Henry Fielding ........................................................................ Laurence Sterne ...................................................................... Tobias Smollett ....................................................................... The Gothic Novel .................................................................... William Blake -The Symbolic Cosmogony .......................................... An Introduction to English Romanticism ............................................. William Wordsworth ..............................................................

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