The New Pelican Guide to English Literature - 8. The Present

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Autor: Boris Ford

Ano de Edição: 1984

Editora: Penguin Books

Edição: 2ª Edição
Nº de Páginas: 619

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Livro de Bolso: Sim

Sinopse: "The eighth volume of The New Pelican Guide To English Literature covers the period from Orwell to Naipaul. It begins with an account of the social and intellectual context of English literature during this, the contemporary period, followed by a survey of the literature itself. The rest of the book is made up of a series of essays dealing in detail with George Orwell, Patrick White, Samuel Beckett, Angus Wilson, Anthony Powell, Dylan Thomas, Iris Murdoch, Doris Lessing, Nadine Gordimer, Ted Hughes, Philip Larkin, V.S. Naipaul, Seamus Heaney, and others. There are also essays on children's literature, on aspects of poetry since the war, on broadcast drama and on 'The Springs of Life: a theme in the operas of Britten and Tippett' Finally, the volume contains an appendix of bibliograpphies to both the literature itself and the background to that literature,