A synopsis of English and American literature.

  • 125 Pages
  • 3.61 MB
  • English
Ginn & Company , Boston
English literature -- Outlines, syllabi, etc., American literature -- Outlines, syllabi,
StatementBy G.J. Smith ...
LC ClassificationsPR87 .S63
The Physical Object
Pagination125 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6532129M
LC Control Number11016004

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By the end of the 19th century, no book in English literary history had enjoyed more editions, spin-offs and translations. Crusoe’s world-famous novel is a complex literary confection, and it. The volume from which this e book was prepared contains two of Beers' books, "An Outline Sketch of English Literature" and "An Outline Sketch of American Literature," which start on pages 7 andrespectively.

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Page numbers in this book are indicated by numbers enclosed in curly braces, e.g. {99}, to facilitate use of the index. Outlines of English and American Literature. AN INTRODUCTION TO THE CHIEF WRITERS OF ENGLAND AND AMERICA, TO THE BOOKS THEY WROTE, AND TO THE TIMES IN WHICH THEY LIVED.

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