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The rise of English literary prose

by George Philip Krapp

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York [etc.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English prose literature -- History and criticism

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    Statementby George Philip Krapp ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR751 .K7
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 551 p.
    Number of Pages551
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6583017M
    LC Control Number15027987
    OCLC/WorldCa2661831

      The New Oxford Book of English Prose pays tribute to literature's vibrant diversity by offering glimpses of master craftsmanship from around the globe. Included here are excerpts from writers of such varied backgrounds as Salman Rushdie, Margaret /5(5). English literature - English literature - The literature of World War II (–45): The outbreak of war in , as in , brought to an end an era of great intellectual and creative exuberance. Individuals were dispersed; the rationing of paper affected the production of magazines and books; and the poem and the short story, convenient forms for men under arms, became the favoured means.

    Most textbooks tell us that a novel is a work of fiction, almost always written in prose, at least to pages long. The textbook definition also distinguishes novels (as works written in. The Literature of the English Reformation Early and Mid -Sixteenth -Century Drama The Defence and the Practice of Poetry: Puttenham and the Sidneys Sixteenth - and Early Seventeeth -Century Prose Fiction This Island and the Wider World: Hi story, Chorography, and Geography Ralegh, Spenser, and the Cult of Elizabeth.

    AP English Literature and Composition Question 2: Prose Analysis () Sample Student Responses 4 Sample P [1] Society’s point of view always has a tendency to shape who people are. In the novel The Rise of Silas Lapham, by William Dean Howell, two sisters of File Size: KB. The Rise of Prose The entire history of modern Russian literature from the time of Lomonosov () had been dominated by poetry. However, this overwhelming fact tends to be obscured in Russian literature courses that are based on English translations.


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It begins with the latter half of the fourteenth century, when the writing of prose first assumed importance in the life of the English people, and it ends with the first quarter of the seventeenth century, when practice and experiment had made of English prose, in the reigns of Elizabeth and James, a highly developed and efficient means of by: The rise of English literary prose by Krapp, George Philip, Publication date Topics English prose literature Publisher New York, F.

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49 rows  During this period, Novel, as a prose form took its growth and became extremely popular. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion.

Librivox Free Audiobook. Full text of "The rise of English literary prose". Rise of Middle Class. The literature of the 17 th century flourished under the patronage of the upper classes. The 18th century in England social history is characterized by the rise of the middle class.

Because of tremendous growth in trade The rise of English literary prose book commerce, the England merchant class was becoming wealthy and this newly rich class wanted to excel in the field of literature also. Prose. The earliest English prose work, the law code of King Aethelberht I of Kent, was written within a few years of the arrival in England () of St.

Augustine of Canterbury. Other 7th- and 8th-century prose, similarly practical in character, includes more laws, wills, and charters. The rise of English literary prose. [George Philip Krapp] -- This volume traces the evolution of literary English into a highly developed and efficient means of expression from the early fourteenth century and the time of Wiclif until the early.

There are also other reasons and factors that influenced the rise of the English novel. The invention of traveling library was one of those and via trade; it was developed more than before.

The social milieu and social condition of the life of the middle-class were very much affected by the rise of the English novel. Inspired prose, however, is a much rarer thing. In The New Oxford Book of English Prose, John Gross has gathered together those rare jewels of the English language that take plain prose to artistic heights.

The pared-down style of Hemingway didnt happen overnight/5(5). Such ambitious debates on society and human nature ran parallel with the explorations of a literary form finding new popularity with a large audience, the novel. Daniel Defoe came to sustained prose fiction late in a career of quite various, often disputatious writing.

OCLC Number: Reproduction Notes: Microfiche. Chicago, Ill.: Library Resources, inc., 1 microfiche ; 8 x 13 cm. (Library of English Literature ; LEL.

REGINALD PEACOCK () is one of the important prose writers of the 15th century. Peacock’s prose, often rugged and obscure, is marked by his preference for English words over Latin.

His two works were The Repressor of over-much Blaming of the Clergy (c. ) and The Book of : English Notes. Soon the whole English literary air was thick with a staggeringly vast number of novels produced by a host of writers. Let us consider the important reasons for the rise of the novel in the eighteenth century, as also, by implication, for its spectacular popularity.

Summary. It is generally agreed that today's standard literary prose style evolved during the Restoration in the seventeenth century. “From the Restoration on, normal literary prose is, to use McLuhan's terms, a 'linear' product of the 'print culture.' The Chief aim of such prose is useful public communication.” In The Rise.

As with the Old English period, much of the Middle English writings were religious in nature; however, from about onward, secular literature began to rise. This period is home to the likes of Chaucer, Thomas Malory, and Robert Henryson. English literature - English literature - Later Middle English prose: The continuity of a tradition in English prose writing, linking the later with the early Middle English period, is somewhat clearer than that detected in verse.

The Ancrene Wisse, for example, continued to be copied and adapted to suit changing tastes and circumstances. But sudden and brilliant imaginative phenomena like the. The major claim made by this study is that early modern English prose fiction self-consciously invented a new form of literary culture in which professional writers created books to be printed and sold to anonymous by:   The book I am proudest of is a book of poetry called The Solitudes by a 17th-century poet, whose last name is Góngora, and it is the most difficult poetry that I have ever run across in any Author: Rachel Cooke.

This book, with its many peaks, reaches above the clouds. In scope and outline majestic, in detail brilliantly observed, whatever else it be, Poetry and Prose in the 16th Century is a great work of scholarship. If you don't know anything about 16th Century literature (I didn't) should you read this book Cited by: 2.A novel is a long, fictional narrative which describes intimate human experiences.

The novel in the modern era usually makes use of a literary prose style. The development of the prose novel at this time was encouraged by innovations in printing, and the introduction of cheap paper in the 15th century.English literature - English literature - Poetry: The last flickerings of New Apocalypse poetry—the flamboyant, surreal, and rhetorical style favoured by Dylan Thomas, George Barker, David Gascoyne, and Vernon Watkins—died away soon after World War II.

In its place emerged what came to be known with characteristic understatement as The Movement.