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2012

English Literature - Alphabetical (3)

Continuing 'E' through 'J':

 

Eliot, George: Middlemarch: A Study of Provincial Life (1872) 

Eliot, TS (Thomas Stearns: poet, critic, born in US, Nobel prize in 1948, moved to England; 'Tradition and the Individual Talent' (1919), The Waste Land (1922), Murder in the Cathedral (1935, verse tragedy) 

Enfield, William: tutor of Belles-Lettres at Warrington, Unitarian ministra, The Speaker: miscellaneous pieces, selected from the best English writers, and disposed under proper heads, with a view to facilitate the improvement of youth in reading and speaking (1774, anthology) 

 

Fielding, Henry: Tom Jones (1749), Joseph Andrews (1742), Shamela (1741) 

Ford, Ford Madox: Parade's End (1924-8, novel)

Forster, EM: Aspects of the Novel (1927), Howards End (1910) 

 

Galsworthy, John: The Forsyte Saga (nobel prize winner of 1932) 

Geoffrey of Monmouth: Historia Regum Britanniae (12th century, Latin work, translated into early middle English around 1215) 

Golding, William: Lord of the Flies (1954) (nobel prize winner of 1983 for his novels) 

Grahame, Kenneth: The Wind in the Willows (1908, children's literature)

Graves, Robert: A Survey of Modernist Poetry (1927, co-author) 

Gregory, Augusta: translated and adapted many stories about the legendary hero Cuchulain, co-founded Irish Literary Theatre with W.B. Yeats 

 

Hardy, Thomas: Tess of the d'Urbervilles (1891/2, novel), Jude the Obscure (1895), 'In Time of "the Breaking of Nations"' (1916, poem), 'Poems of 1912-13'

Hazlitt, William: Characters of Shakespear's Plays (1817), Lectures on the English Poets (1818), Lectures chiefly on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth (1819/20), 'My first acquaintance wtih poets' (essay), The Round Table (1817, 'Hazlitt and Leigh Hunt's essay collection'), Lectures on the English Comic Writers (1818)

Heaney, Seamus: Death of a Naturalist (1966, poem collection), 'Digging', 'Punishment', 'Act of Union', 'The Tollund Man', Wintering Out (1972),  North (1975), 1995 Nobel winner, An Open Letter (1983)

Herbert, Gorge: 'Easter Wings' (1633, poem)

Hughes, Thomas: Tom Brown's Schooldays (1857, children's literature)

 

James, Henry: The Portrait of a Lady (1881), 'The Art of Fiction' (1884, essay) 

Johnson, Linton Kwesi: immigrant Caribbean performance poet, Mi Revalueshanary Fren: Selected Poems (not sure if it is just his works, Penguin Classics, 2002) 

Johnson, Samuel: Dictionary of the English Language (1755), 'Preface to Shakespeare' (part of his edition of complete plays of Shakespeare with commentary), review of Same Jenyns' A Free Enquiry into the Nature and Origin of Evil, 'Life of Alexander Pope' (part of his work Lives of Poets?), translation of traveller's tale (earliest work), The Rambler (twice-weekly), column in The Gentleman's Magazine was called Reports of the Debates in the Senate of Lilliput, 'London' (poem) 

Jonson, Ben: (beautiful little poem calling his lost son his 'best piece of poetry'), (poem of praise as preface to Shakespeare's First Folio), Every Man in His Humour (comedy), Volpone (1606, comedy) Works (1616, complete edition of his poems) 

Joyce, James: Ulysses (1922), Dubliners (1914), Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (1916),  

 

 

[The following are here because the work is indexed:]

Shakespeare, William: Hamlet (First Quarto - 1603, Second Quarto - 1604, First Folio - 1623), King Lear, Macbeth, Othello, Timon of Athens, Titus Andronicus, Romeo and JulietCymbeline (c. 1610),  Richard III, Henry IV, Part One, Mucedorus (1598, revived with additions by Shakespeare's acting company in 1610), Venus and Adonis (1593, poem), Much Ado About Nothing, The Winter's Tale (1610)

Miline, AA: House at Pooh Corner (1928)

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