The Broadview Anthology of British Literature: Volume 6a: The Twentieth Century and Beyond: From 1900 to Mid Century: Volume 6a: The Twentieth Century and Beyond: From 1900 to Mid Century

In all six of its volumes The Broadview Anthology of British Literature presents British literature in a truly distinctive light Fully grounded in sound literary and historical scholarship, the anthology takes a fresh approach to many canonical authors, and includes a wide selection of work by lesser known writers The anthology also provides wide ranging coverage of theIn all six of its volumes The Broadview Anthology of British Literature presents British literature in a truly distinctive light Fully grounded in sound literary and historical scholarship, the anthology takes a fresh approach to many canonical authors, and includes a wide selection of work by lesser known writers The anthology also provides wide ranging coverage of the worldwide connections of British literature, and it pays attention throughout to issues of race, gender, class, and sexual orientation It includes comprehensive introductions to each period, providing in each case an overview of the historical and cultural as well as the literary background It features accessible and engaging headnotes for all authors, extensive explanatory annotations throughout, and an unparalleled number of illustrations and contextual materials, offering additional perspectives both on individual texts and on larger social and cultural developments Innovative, authoritative, and comprehensive, The Broadview Anthology of British Literature embodies a consistently fresh approach to the study of literature and literary history.Highlights of Volume 6 The Twentieth Century and Beyond include Joseph Conrad s The Secret Sharer, An Outpost of Progress, an essay on the Titanic, and a substantial range of background materials, including documents on the exploitation of central Africa that set An Outpost of Progress in vivid context and a large selection of late twentieth and early twenty first century writers such as Ian McEwan, Kazuo Ishiguro, and Zadie Smith.For the convenience of those whose focus does not extend to the full period covered in the Volume 6 The Twentieth Century and Beyond, that volume is now available either in its original one volume format or in this alternative two volume format, with Volume 6a The Early Twentieth Century extending to the end of WWII, and Volume 6b The Late Twentieth Century and Beyond covering from WWII into the present century Please see the Volume 6 Table of Contents for the exact location of the split.
The Broadview Anthology of British Literature Volume a The Twentieth Century and Beyond From to Mid Century Volume a The Twentieth Century and Beyond From to Mid Century In all six of its volumes The Broadview Anthology of British Literature presents British literature in a truly distinctive light Fully grounded in sound literary and historical scholarship the anthol

  • Title: The Broadview Anthology of British Literature: Volume 6a: The Twentieth Century and Beyond: From 1900 to Mid Century: Volume 6a: The Twentieth Century and Beyond: From 1900 to Mid Century
  • Author: Joseph Laurence Black
  • ISBN: 9781551119236
  • Page: 434
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “The Broadview Anthology of British Literature: Volume 6a: The Twentieth Century and Beyond: From 1900 to Mid Century: Volume 6a: The Twentieth Century and Beyond: From 1900 to Mid Century”

    1. I'm hit and miss with Broadview texts, I think their novels are amazingly edited and provide incredible information about a piece’s cultural relevance, new and contemporary criticism, and so forth, but I can’t say the same for their anthologies. The contextualizing of history and authors is never connected to actual texts presented to the degree, I think, they should or could be. In the realm of anthologies Norton just has them beat.As for pieces presented to represent 1900 to 1950, they pro [...]

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