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The Christian tradition in English literature : poetry, plays, and shorter prose / Paul Cavill and Heather Ward with Matthew Baynham and Andrew Swinford and contributions from John Flood and Roger Pooley.

Paul Cavill, 1956-

Grand Rapids : Zondervan, 2009.

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  • Title:
    The Christian tradition in English literature : poetry, plays, and shorter prose / Paul Cavill and Heather Ward with Matthew Baynham and Andrew Swinford and contributions from John Flood and Roger Pooley.
  • Author: Paul Cavill, 1956-
  • Contributor: Heather Ward 1951-;
    Matthew Baynham;
    Andrew Swinford;
    John Flood;
    Roger Pooley
  • Subjects: Englisch, ..; English literature -- History and criticism; Christianity and literature -- England -- History; Christian literature, English -- History and criticism; Religion and literature; Christian literature, English; Christianity and literature; English literature; Literature; Religion and literature; Christentum Motiv; Christliche Literatur; Literatur; England; Englisch; Bible -- In literature; Bible -- In literature; Bible; Bibliographie; Lehrbuch; Criticism, interpretation, etc; History;
    Dewey: 820.9/3823
  • Rights: Terms governing use: Copyright.
    Access restrictions: NON_PRINT_LEGAL_DEPOSIT
  • Publication Details: Grand Rapids : Zondervan, 2009.
  • Language: English
  • Description: Contents: Overview : the Middle Ages -- Bede and Caedmon's Hymn -- The dream of the rood -- Beowulf -- The Old English elegies : The wanderer and The wife's lament -- The Anglo-Saxon chronicle and French legendary histories -- The medieval beast fable : Marie de France, Geoffrey Chaucer's The nun's priest's tale, and Robert Henryson's The cock and the fox -- Ancrene Riwle -- Sir Gawain and the Green Knight -- Geoffrey Chaucer, The Canterbury tales -- William Langland, Piers Plowman -- Middle English lyrics -- Julian of Norwich -- Margery Kempe -- Allegory in the morality play and its literary legacy -- Mystery plays : The Wakefield second shepherd's play -- Everyman -- Sir Thomas Malory, Morte Darthur -- Overview : the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries -- Sir Thomas More, Utopia -- The Bible and prayer book -- Edmund Spenser -- Robert Southwell, 'The burning babe' -- Christopher Marlowe, Doctor Faustus -- William Shakespeare -- John Donne -- Aemilia Lanyer -- Ben Jonson, Poems --
    Contents: John Webster, The duchess of Malfi -- Francis Bacon -- George Herbert -- Henry Vaughan -- Richard Crashaw -- Andrew Marvell, 'Upon Appleton House' -- John Milton -- Overview : the Restoration and the eighteenth century -- John Bunyan -- Aphra Behn -- William Congreve, The way of the world -- Jonathan Swift -- Joseph Addison and Sir Richard Steele -- Alexander Pope, Essay on man -- Samuel Johnson -- James Boswell, Life of Johnson -- Slavery and freedom -- James Thomson -- Thomas Gray -- William Collins -- Christopher Smart -- Oliver Goldsmith, 'The deserted village' -- William Cowper -- Overview : romanticism -- Apocalyptic and the idea of Jerusalem -- William Blake, Songs of innocence and experience -- William Wordsworth -- William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Lyrical ballads -- Samuel Taylor Coleridge, 'The rime of the ancient mariner' -- Mary Shelley, Frankenstein -- Overview : the Victorian period -- Thomas Carlyle -- Elizabeth Barrett Browning --
    Contents: Alfred Lord Tennyson, In memoriam -- Robert Browning -- Emily Bronte -- Matthew Arnold -- Christina Rossetti -- Gerard Manley Hopkins -- Evolution -- Industrialism -- The woman question -- Oscar Wilde -- George MacDonald -- Francis Thompson, 'The hound of heaven' -- Overview : the twentieth century -- Thomas Hardy, Poems -- Joseph Conrad, Heart of darkness -- Voices from World War I -- Wilfred Owen -- William Butler Yeats -- James Joyce, Ulysses -- D.H. Lawrence -- T.S. Eliot -- Samuel Beckett, Endgame -- Edith Sitwell, 'Still falls the rain' -- W.H. Auden, 'Horae canonicae' -- Philip Larkin, Poems -- Edna O'Brien, Sister Imelda -- Patrick Kavanagh -- The story line of the Bible -- The relationship between the Old Testament and the New Testament -- Christian history and theology -- Hymnody.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9780310861355 (EPUB); ISBN 0310861357 (EPUB); UPC 025986861353; BNB GBB8G9944; System number: 018899273
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (512 pages).
  • Shelfmark(s): General Reference Collection DRT ELD.DS.292686
  • UIN: BLL01018899273

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