English Literature, Considered as an Interpreter of English History eBook

Henry Coppée
This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 540 pages of information about English Literature, Considered as an Interpreter of English History.
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CHAPTER I.1
LITERATURE AND SCIENCE.1
CHAPTER II.5
THE USES OF LITERATURE.5
CHAPTER III.10
THE LINEAGE OF THE ANGLO-SAXON.10
CHAPTER IV.15
BIOGRAPHY.15
CHAPTER V.19
NORMAN RULE.20
OTHER PRINCIPAL LATIN CHRONICLERS OF THE EARLY NORMAN PERIOD.22
OTHER NORMAN WRITERS OF THE TWELFTH CENTURY.24
CHAPTER VI.25
SEMI-SAXON LITERATURE.25
CHAPTER VII.29
THE BEGINNING OF A NEW ERA.29
CHAPTER VIII.35
HISTORICAL FACTS.35
CHAPTER IX.41
SOCIAL LIFE.41
OTHER WRITERS OF THE PERIOD OF CHAUCER.46
CHAPTER X.47
THE STUDY OF GREEK LITERATURE.47
OTHER WRITERS OF THE PERIOD.54
CHAPTER XI.55
THE GREAT CHANGE.55
CHAPTER XII.61
THE FAERIE QUEENE.61
OTHER WRITERS OF THE AGE OF SPENSER.68
CHAPTER XIII.70
ORIGIN OF THE ENGLISH DRAMA.70
OTHER DRAMATIC WRITERS BEFORE SHAKSPEARE.75
CHAPTER XIV.76
THE POWER OF SHAKSPEARE.76
CHAPTER XV.82
THE GROUNDS OF HIS FAME.83
OTHER DRAMATIC WRITERS OF THE AGE OF SHAKSPEARE.86
CHAPTER XVI.87
BIRTH AND EARLY LIFE OF BACON.87
CHAPTER XVII.94
EARLY VERSIONS OF THE SCRIPTURES.94
CHAPTER XVIII.99
HISTORICAL FACTS.99
CHAPTER XIX.105
THE BLIND POET.105
CHAPTER XX.111
COWLEY AND MILTON.111
SAMUEL BUTLER.113
IZAAK WALTON.115
OTHER WRITERS OF THE AGE.116
CHAPTER XXI.119
THE COURT OF CHARLES II.120
CHAPTER XXII.128
THE ENGLISH DIVINES.128
OTHER THEOLOGICAL WRITERS.134
DIARISTS AND ANTIQUARIANS.135
CHAPTER XXIII.136
THE LICENSE OF THE AGE.136
TRAGEDY.140
CHAPTER XXIV.141
OTHER WRITERS OF THE PERIOD.148
CHAPTER XXV.149
THE CHARACTER OF THE AGE.149
CHAPTER XXVI.156
OTHER WRITERS OF THE AGE.164
CHAPTER XXVII.166
THE NEW AGE.166
CHAPTER XXVIII.176
THE SUBJECTIVE SCHOOL.176
CHAPTER XXIX.184
THE SCEPTICAL AGE.184
OTHER CONTRIBUTORS TO HISTORY.192
CHAPTER XXX.194
EARLY LIFE AND CAREER.195
CHAPTER XXXI.201
THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY.201
CHAPTER XXXII.208
THE TRANSITION PERIOD.208
OTHER WRITERS OF THE TRANSITION SCHOOL.214
CHAPTER XXXIII.217
THE PROGRESS OF THE DRAMA.217
OTHER HUMORISTS AND DRAMATISTS OF THE PERIOD.221
OTHER WRITERS ON VARIOUS SUBJECTS.222
CHAPTER XXXIV.224
CHAPTER XXXV.233
CHAPTER XXXVI.240
ROBERT BURNS.241
OTHER WRITERS OF THE PERIOD.248
CHAPTER XXXVII.252
THE NEW SCHOOL.252
CHAPTER XXXVIII.261
TENNYSON AND THE BROWNINGS.261
OTHER POETS OF THE LATEST PERIOD.266
CHAPTER XXXIX.268
NEW MATERIALS.268
OTHER HISTORIANS OF THE LATEST PERIOD.273
CHAPTER XL.276
CHAPTER XLI.285
OTHER NOVELISTS.288
WRITERS ON SCIENCE AND PHILOSOPHY.291
CHAPTER XLII.292
INDEX OF AUTHORS298
THE END.301
FOOTNOTES301
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