By Robert DeMaria
Spanning the interval from the British Civil conflict to the French Revolution, the fourth variation of this winning anthology raises its assurance of canonical writings, performs, and of the improvement of British Literature within the American colonies.
- A completely up to date re-creation of this renowned anthology which focuses firmly at the eighteenth century with no neglecting the 17th century
- Contains new texts together with the play Rover through Aphra Behn, and Beggars' Opera through John homosexual; elevated canonical works, together with works through Dryden, Pope, and Johnson; and historic contextual materials, with particualr recognition to the Americas
- Features up to date introductions all through, taking into acccount contemporary serious works and editions
- Includes helpful assets reminiscent of another checklist of contents by means of subject, and a chronolgy of literary and political occasions, delivering worthwhile old and cultural context
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