British Writers: William Langland to the English Bible, Volumes 1-8
Scribner, 1980 - 400 pages
This collection of critical essays covers hundreds of writers who have made significant contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the 14th century to the present day. The contributors analyze many individual works and engage the reader withtheir distinctive themes and stylistic. Introductory essays and chronological tables open each volume and provide historical background.