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The great English writers from Chaucer to George Eliot

Truman J. Backus

The great English writers from Chaucer to George Eliot

with selections illustrating their works : a text-book of English literature for the use of schools

by Truman J. Backus

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Published by Sheldon & Company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index

    Statementby Truman J. Backus and Helen Dawes Brown
    ContributionsBrown, Helen Dawes, 1857-1941
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR85 .B34 1889
    The Physical Object
    Pagination410 p. ;
    Number of Pages410
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15304767M
    LC Control Number11016096

      Born in , George Eliot wrote several of the most famous works of English literature, including Silas Marner, The Mill on the Floss and Adam Bede. But the crowning glory of her literary output was Middlemarch: a masterpiece of social commentary and a novel considered to this day to be one of the greatest ever written in the English language. The Great English Writers from Chaucer to George Eliot, with selections illustrating their works; a text-book of English literature for the use of schools. New York: .

    The talks were produced as part of the Great Writers Inspire Project which makes a significant body of material freely available on the subject of great works of literature and their authors. Great Writers Inspire Great Writing: Dr Catherine Brown gives a talk on George Eliot and her influences. Catherine Brown: 07 Feb As memorials to other famous English writers joined him, the area would become known as Poet's Corner. The memorials of many famous poets were placed there over the years - T.S. Eliot, John Milton, William Shakespeare. They all owe a debt to Geoffrey Chaucer, the poet who was the first.

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Truman Jay Backus is the author of The Great English Writers From Chaucer To George Eliot ( avg rating, 0 ratings, 0 reviews), The Outlines of Literat. George Eliot is all but synonymous with Victorian realism; for D H Lawrence, she was the first novelist to start ‘putting all the action inside.’Here, Philip Davis, author of The Transferred Life of George Eliot, selects the best books by or about one of the greatest novelists of all time: ‘If you want to read literature that sets out to create a holding ground for raw human material.

Lives of great English writers from Chaucer to Browning. Boston, New York, Houghton Mifflin and Co., (OCoLC) Material Type: Biography, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Walter S Hinchman; Francis Barton Gummere.

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Backus, Truman J., LL.D. and Helen Dawes Brown. The Great English Writers from Chaucer to George Eliot, with selections illustrating their works; a text-book of English literature for the use of schools. Geoffrey Chaucer is considered one of the first great English poets.

He is the author of such works as The Parlement of Foules, Troilus and Criseyde, and The Canterbury Tales. Humorous and profound, his writings show him to be an acute observer of his time with a deft command of many literary genres.

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Books You Must Read Before You Die. Guardian Western World's Greatest Books - Project Gutenberg. Chaucer was the first English poet that wrote poetry with the technique of realism as evident from his book “Canterbury Tales”.

This book contains real characters, real story, real description of images and real setting. Chaucer tried to sketch everything as he saw. This is an interesting question, but one whose answers would change according to the criteria we use to define "greatest" writers.

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Rowling Joanne Rowling, CH, OBE, FRSL, (2 June – 11 January ) was an English novelist and poet. A Victorian realist in the tradition of George Eliot, he was influenced both in his novels and in his poetry by Romanticism, especially William Wordsworth.

48 Geoffrey Chaucer.Chaucer started writing at that time when there was no proper English dialect. He was not the first poet in literature, however, he was first among English writers. At that time, English people were interested in reading literature especially poetry but poetry in their language was not available.This book was full of great information!

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