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  • Published: 1 December 2016
  • ISBN: 9780141985169
  • Imprint: Penguin Press
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 272
  • RRP: $24.99

The Penguin Guide To English Literature

Britain And Ireland


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This second edition of The Penguin Guide to Literature in English: Britain and Ireland provides an illustrated introduction to the work of the most important writers and their historical background from the year 600 to the end of the twentieth century.

This second edition of The Penguin Guide to Literature in English: Britain and Ireland provides an illustrated introduction to the work of the most important writers and their historical background from the year 600 to the end of the twentieth century. It covers the works of novelists, dramatists and poets from Chaucer to Shakespeare, Austen to Dickens, James Joyce to Seamus Heaney, right through to modern-day authors such as Jeanette Winterson, Roddy Doyle and Irvine Welsh.

  • Pub date: 1 December 2016
  • ISBN: 9780141985169
  • Imprint: Penguin Press
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 272
  • RRP: $24.99

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