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Description - English Literature in Context by Paul Poplawski

This is the second edition of English Literature in Context, a popular textbook which provides an essential resource and reference tool for all English literature students. Designed to accompany students throughout their degree course, it offers a detailed narrative survey of the diverse historical and cultural contexts that have shaped the development of English literature, from the Anglo-Saxon period to the present day. Carefully structured for undergraduate use, the eight chronological chapters are written by a team of expert contributors who are also highly experienced teachers. Each chapter includes a detailed chronology, contextual readings of selected literary texts, annotated suggestions for further reading, a rich range of illustrations and textboxes, and thorough historical and literary overviews. This second edition has been comprehensively revised, with a new chapter on postcolonial literature, a substantially expanded chapter on contemporary literature, and the addition of over two hundred new critical references. Online resources include textboxes, chapter samples, study questions, and chronologies.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781107141674
ISBN-10: 1107141672
Format: Hardback
(254mm x 179mm x 40mm)
Pages: 754
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 18-May-2017
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Paul Poplawski

Paul Poplawski, formerly of the University of Leicester, where he was Director of Studies at Vaughan College and Senior Lecturer in English, now lives and works as an independent scholar in Austria.

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