H. E. Marshall does a great job in teaching the story of English Literature in this book. From Beowulf to Tennyson you will learn about how each era of English Literature came about, and the famous poets, authors, playwrights of each time period. Learn about the lives and works of Shakespeare, Daniel Defoe, John Bunyan, Burns, Cowper, and Milton. Discover information about how the first playhouses where formed, and how acting and poetry evolved over time. Find out about famous figures in English Literature like, King Arthur, Robin Hood, Robinson Crusoe, and their creators. A great book for older children and adults alike to use to gain a comprehensive view of English Literature. Beautifully illustrated throughout.
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