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4. Fame

4. Fame  

James Como

in C. S. Lewis: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2019
Published Online: 
Jan 2019
eISBN: 
9780191866890
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198828242.003.0004
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9780198828242
‘Fame’ discusses C. S. Lewis’s work through the 1940s and the rise of his vocation as an apologist. It considers The Screwtape Letters (1942) and his vastly popular BBC talks (which were ... More
7. The puritan legacy

7. The puritan legacy  

Francis J. Bremer

in Puritanism: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Sep 2009
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365630
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195334555.003.0007
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9780195334555
‘The puritan legacy’ examines the influence of the puritan movement in England and America. The most significant contributions to the puritan legacy in the decades after the Restoration are ... More
5. Periods and movements

5. Periods and movements  

Jonathan Bate

in English Literature: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2010
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777578
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199569267.003.0005
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chapter
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9780199569267
In the 19th century, historians believed that the evolution of the culture of a society could be traced through its literature. ‘Periods and movements’ looks at the ebbs and flows of the ... More
4. The study of English

4. The study of English  

Jonathan Bate

in English Literature: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2010
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777578
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199569267.003.0004
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chapter
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9780199569267
The way that we have studied literature has changed over the years. ‘The study of English’ looks at how English language and literature have been studied since the 16th century. The ... More
2. What it is

2. What it is  

Jonathan Bate

in English Literature: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2010
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777578
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199569267.003.0002
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ISBN: 
9780199569267
English literature is different things to different people. ‘What it is’ analyses this from a variety of perspectives. To some it is the books that they live with and love, those that ... More
English Literature: A Very Short Introduction

English Literature: A Very Short Introduction  

Jonathan Bate

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2010
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777578
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199569267.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199569267
English Literature: A Very Short Introduction considers such diverse topics as the birth of the novel, the brilliance of English comedy, the deep Englishness of landscape ... More

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