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Contemporary British Prose (Critical Cosmos Modern British and Commonwealth Literature Series)

Harold Bloom

Contemporary British Prose (Critical Cosmos Modern British and Commonwealth Literature Series)

by Harold Bloom

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Published by Chelsea House Pub (L) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary Criticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary Binding
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12025217M
    ISBN 101555462642
    ISBN 109781555462642

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British Prose Poetry moves from a contextual overview of the genre’s early volatile and fluctuating status, through to crucial examples of prose poetry written by established Modernist, surrealist and contemporary writers. Key questions around boundaries are discussed more generally in terms of race, class and gender.

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Modern British prose by,Harcourt, Brace & World edition,5/5(1). English literature - English literature - Prose: The earliest English prose work, the law code of King Aethelberht I of Kent, was written within a few years of the arrival in England () of St. Augustine of Canterbury.

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They not only question cultural inconsistencies, they allow such inconsistencies to naturally unfold within the. BBC Culture contributor Jane Ciabattari polled 82 book critics from outside the UK, to pick Britain’s best novels ever – this is what some had to say about the top choices.

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