This selection of severe essays covers thousands of writers who've made major contributions to British, Irish, and Commonwealth literature from the 14th century to the current day. The members examine many person works and interact the reader with their targeted topics and stylistic. Introductory essays and chronological tables open every one quantity and supply old background.
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