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English Literature, Considered as an Interpreter of English His
Henry Coppee
 
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English Literature, Considered as an Interpreter of English History...........................................................1
Henry Coppee..........................................................................................................................................1PREFACE................................................................................................................................................3CHAPTER I. THE HISTORICAL SCOPE OF THE SUBJECT............................................................4CHAPTER II. LITERATURE A TEACHER OF HISTORY. CELTIC REMAINS..............................7CHAPTER III.ANGLO−SAXON LITERATURE AND HISTORY...................................................11CHAPTER IV.THE VENERABLE BEDE AND THE SAXON CHRONICLE.................................15CHAPTER V. THE NORMAN CONQUEST AND ITS EARLIEST LITERATURE........................18CHAPTER VI.THE MORNING TWILIGHT OF ENGLISH LITERATURE....................................23CHAPTER VII.CHAUCER, AND THE EARLY REFORMATION..................................................26CHAPTER VIII. CHAUCER, (CONTINUED.)−−REFORMS IN RELIGION AND SOCIETY.......31CHAPTER IX.CHAUCER (CONTINUED.)−−PROGRESS OF SOCIETY, AND OFLANGUAGES......................................................................................................................................37CHAPTER X. THE BARREN PERIOD BETWEEN CHAUCER AND SPENSER...........................41CHAPTER XI.SPENSER AND THE ELIZABETHAN AGE.............................................................47 CHAPTER XII.ILLUSTRATIONS OF THE HISTORY IN THE FAERIE QUEENE......................51CHAPTER XIII. THE ENGLISH DRAMA..........................................................................................59CHAPTER XIV. WILLIAM SHAKSPEARE.......................................................................................63CHAPTER XV.WILLIAM SHAKSPEARE, (CONTINUED.)...........................................................68CHAPTER XVI. BACON, AND THE RISE OF THE NEW PHILOSOPHY.....................................72CHAPTER XVII. THE ENGLISH BIBLE...........................................................................................77CHAPTER XVIII. JOHN MILTON, AND THE ENGLISH COMMONWEALTH............................80CHAPTER XIX. THE POETRY OF MILTON....................................................................................84CHAPTER XX.COWLEY, BUTLER,AND WALTON.....................................................................91CHAPTER XXI. DRYDEN, AND THE RESTORED STUARTS.......................................................97CHAPTER XXII. THE RELIGIOUS LITERATURE OF THE GREAT REBELLION AND OFTHE RESTORATION........................................................................................................................104CHAPTER XXIII. THE DRAMA OF THE RESTORATION...........................................................110CHAPTER XXIV. POPE, AND THE ARTIFICIAL SCHOOL.........................................................113CHAPTER XXV. ADDISON, AND THE REIGN OF QUEEN ANNE............................................120CHAPTER XXVI. STEELE AND SWIFT.........................................................................................124CHAPTER XXVII. THE RISE AND PROGRESS OF MODERN FICTION...................................132CHAPTER XXVIII. STERNE, GOLDSMITH, AND MACKENZIE................................................139CHAPTER XXIX. THE HISTORICAL TRIAD IN THE SCEPTICAL AGE...................................144CHAPTER XXX. SAMUEL JOHNSON AND HIS TIMES..............................................................151CHAPTER XXXI. THE LITERARY FORGERS IN THE ANTIQUARIAN AGE...........................155CHAPTER XXXII. POETRY OF THE TRANSITION SCHOOL.....................................................161 CHAPTER XXXIII. THE LATER DRAMA......................................................................................167CHAPTER XXXIV. THE NEW ROMANTIC POETRY: SCOTT....................................................173CHAPTER XXXV. THE NEW ROMANTIC POETRY: BYRON ANDMOORE...........................178CHAPTER XXXVI. THE NEW ROMANTIC POETRY (CONTINUED)........................................184CHAPTER XXXVII. WORDSWORTH, AND THE LAKE SCHOOL.............................................192CHAPTER XXXVIII. THE REACTION IN POETRY......................................................................198CHAPTER XXXIX. THE LATER HISTORIANS.............................................................................203CHAPTER XL.THE LATER NOVELISTS AS SOCIAL REFORMERS........................................208CHAPTER XLI. THE LATER WRITERS.........................................................................................215CHAPTER XLII. ENGLISH JOURNALISM.....................................................................................219INDEX OF AUTHORS.......................................................................................................................223
English Literature, Considered as an Interpreter of English Historyi
 
English Literature, Considered as an Interpreter ofEnglish History
Henry Coppee
This page formatted 2004 Blackmask Online.http://www.blackmask.comPREFACE.
CHAPTER X. THE BARREN PERIOD BETWEEN CHAUCER AND SPENSER.
CHAPTER XX.COWLEY, BUTLER, AND WALTON.
CHAPTER XXII. THE RELIGIOUS LITERATURE OF THE GREAT REBELLION AND OF THERESTORATION.
CHAPTER XXXVI. THE NEW ROMANTIC POETRY (CONTINUED).
CHAPTER XXXVII. WORDSWORTH, AND THE LAKE SCHOOL.
CHAPTER XXXVIII. THE REACTION IN POETRY.
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