A comprehensive survey of English and American literature, covering the major works and authors from the Anglo-Saxon period to the Victorian era. The book includes detailed analyses of the works of Shakespeare, Milton, Pope, Byron, and Dickens, among many others, and places them in their cultural, social, and historical contexts. With its broad scope and insightful analysis, this book is an ideal introduction to the rich literary traditions of the English-speaking world.
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