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OXFORD HISTORY OF ENGLISH LITERATURE : ENGLISH LITERATURE IN THE EARLIER SEVENTEENTH CENTURY, 1600-1660 (2nd Edition)

by Bush, Douglas; (F.P. Wilson & Bonamy Dobree, Editors)Text/BRAND

Condition: Near Fine/Very Good


London, UK: Clarendon Press/Oxford Univ, 1962. Text/underling and bracketing to pg 107, else As New. Black boards w/gilt spine lettering/Fine. DJ/NF w/nips, chips, closed tears& small losses to edges. PO strike-out to fEP. Volume V of The Oxford History of English Literature series. First published 1945; this First Printing of the 1962, 2nd Revised Editiong. Published w/o ISBN. Classic survey of English non-dramatic literature of the period 1600-1660. Contents in 12 chapters: I, Background of the Age; II, Popular Literature & Translations; III, The Successors of Spenser: Song-books & Miscellanies; IV, Jonson, Donne, & Their Successors; V, The Literature of Travel; VI, Essays & Characters; VII, History & Biography; VIII, Political Thought; IX, Science & Scientific Thought; X, Religion & Religious Thought; XI, Heroic Verse; and XII, Milton, followed by Conclusion, Chronological Tables, Bibliography, and Index. Fine copy despite flaws.. 2nd Revised Edition, 1st Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good.


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