The Routledge History of Literature in English (Hardcover)

Britain and Ireland

By Ronald Carter, John McRae

Routledge, 9780415243179, 592pp.

Publication Date: May 29, 2001

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Wide-ranging and accessible, this textbook covers the main developments in the history of British and Irish literature from AD 600 to the present day. It includes extensive accompanying language notes which explore the interrelationships between language and literature. The narrative is underpinned by quotations from poetry, prose and drama.

About the Author

Ronald Carter is Professor of Modern English Language in the School of English Studies at the University of Nottingham. He has published widely in the fields of English Language and Literary Studies. John McRae is Special Professor of Language in Literature Studies at the University of Nottingham and has been a Visiting Professor and Lecturer in more than twenty countries.