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English Literature - Alphabetical (4)

'K' through 'N'

 

Keats, John: 'Ode on a Grecian Urn', 'The Even of St Agnes' (1820)

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

Kipling, Rudyard: Kim (1901), Something of Myself (1937), 'The English Flag' (in Barrack-room Ballads, 1892), The Jungle Book (1894), Just So Stories (1902), Puck of Pook's Hill (1906), Rewards and Fairies (1910, sequel to prior work, both as children's literature), contribution to Fletcher's History of England; Nobel winner in 1907; born in Bombay; 

 

Laamon: translator of Geoggrey of Monmouth's Latin-language Historia Regum Britanniae into Middle English (translation around 1215) 

Lamb, Charles: Tales from Shakespeare (1807, novelization for children), 'On the Tragedies of Shakespeare, considered with reference to their fitness for stage representation' (1811) 

Langland, William: The Vision of Piers Plowman (c. 1370-90, poem)

Lawrence, DH: England, my England (1922, collection of short stories); (also novelist) 

Lear, Edward: 'The Dong with a Luminous Nose' (1876, poem) 

Lessing, Doris: 2007 Nobel winner ('epicist') 

Lewis, CS: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (1950, for children), A Preface to Pradise Lost (1942), author of Narnia novels

Lewis, MG: The Monk: A Romance (1796) 

 

Macpherson, James: Fragments of Ancient Poetry collected in the Highlands of Scotland, and translated from the Gaelic or Erse language (1760), Fingal, an Ancient Epic Poem in Six Books (1762), Temora (1763) 

Malory, Thomas: Morte Darthur (15th century prose narrative)

Marvell, Andrew: (Renaissance poet) 'A Horatian Ode upon Cromwell's Return from Ireland', 'To his Coy Mistress', 'The Garden', the 'Mower' poems, 'Upon Appleton House (all 1650/51, except for 'The Garden' which may be after 1660)

McEwan, Ian: On Chesil Beach (2007, novella)

Miline, AA: House at Pooh Corner (1928)

Milton, John: Paradise Lost (1667), Areopagitica (1644, prose treatise), The Tenure of Kings and Magistrates (1649, prose treatise), Comus (1637), 'Lycidas' (1638), Samson Agonistes (1671, tragedy) 

Moore, Thomas: (poet) Irish Melodies (1808-34), Intolerance (1808) 

 

Naipaul, VS: The Enigma of Arrival (1987); 2001 Nobel winner; A House for Mr. Biswas (1961), An Area of Darkness, India: A Wounded Civilization, India: A Million Mutinies Now (tilogy, 1964-90) 

 

[The following is here because Lyrical Ballads is indexed and not covered before]

Wordsworth: Lyrical Ballads (1798, 1800 with preface) includes 'The Idiot Boy', 'The Mad Mother', 'We Are Seven', The Prelude (1805, published 1850), 'Tintern Abbey', 'Michael', 'Resolution and Independence'

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