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The literature of England

George Benjamin Woods

The literature of England

an anthology and a history

by George Benjamin Woods

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Published by Scott, Foresman in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • English literature,
    • English literature -- History and criticism,
    • England -- Literary collections

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] George B. Woods [and others]
      GenreLiterary collections.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR1109 .W75 1958
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2v.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6242157M
      LC Control Number58001274
      OCLC/WorldCa428716

      By the end of the 19th century, too, it had taken its place among the powers of the world—its fortunes so interrelated with those of other nations that inevitably it became involved in two world wars and, following these conflicts, with the problems of Europe and East Asia. This work outlined the ideal society that he and the other Separatists would build in an attempt to realize a "Puritan utopia". Paine's pamphlet Common Sense and The American Crisis writings are seen as playing a key role in influencing the political tone of the time. In King Charles was executed, and England became republican.

      In the post-war period, Thomas Jefferson established his place in American literature through his authorship of the United States Declaration of Independencehis influence on the United States Constitutionhis autobiography, his Notes on the State of Virginiaand his many letters. Under the influence of the new aristocracy, French became the standard language of courts, parliament, and polite society. Nicholas Noyes was also known for his doggerel verse. He was received very graciously by Cromwell, and the famous Whitehall Conference was summoned to consider the question of Jewish naturalization.

      With this new attitude, the literary world and its authors reflected back on the medieval productions with a renewed sympathy for the lack of emotions displayed. Colonial literature[ edit ] Because of the large immigration to New England in the s, the articulation of Puritan ideals, and the early establishment of a college and a printing press in Cambridgethe British colonies have often been regarded as the center of early American literature. Paine's pamphlet Common Sense and The American Crisis writings are seen as playing a key role in influencing the political tone of the time. In reality, nineteenth-century prostitution was rarely cut-and-dry.


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The Literature of England: An Anthology and a History, Volume One

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