The Beginnings of English Literature (Classic Reprint)

The Beginnings of English Literature (Classic Reprint)


Excerpt from The Beginnings of English Literature Yet it is hardly practicable to dispense with the text book altogether. The earliest authors that have usually been read by the under-classmen in Yale College, for example, are Spenser and Shakespeare. The writers who cannot be enjoyed without some preliminary lin guistic study have been reserved for a later place in the curriculum but even Spenser and Shakespeare, and their period, can best be taken up after at least a slight knowledge Of the earlier history of our literature has been acquired. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

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Charlton M Lewis
Paperback | 210 pages
152 x 229 x 11mm | 286g
Publication date
30 Jul 2018
Forgotten Books
Illustrations note
4 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white