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CONTENTS
List of Articles ix
Preface 
Chronology
ENCYCLOPEDIA OF BRITISH LITERATURE
Directory of Contributors
Index
ARTICLES:
Abbey Theatre
Joseph Addison
Ælfric
Aestheticism
Mark Akenside
Alfred
Almanacs
Kingsley Amis
Martin Amis
Anglo-Saxon Elegies
Anglo-Saxon Riddles
Angry Young Men
Anonymous
Anthologies
Matthew Arnold
Arthurian Literature
Roger Ascham
Mary Astell
John Aubrey
W. H. Auden
Jane Austen
The Author
Francis Bacon
John Bale
Ballads
Anna Laetitia Barbauld
Richard Barnfield
J. M. Barrie
Aubrey Beardsley
The Beatles
Francis Beaumont
Samuel Beckett
Bede
Max Beerbohm
Brendan Behan
Aphra Behn
Alan Bennett
Arnold Bennett
Richard Bentley
Beowulf
John Berger
John Betjeman
The English Bible
The Bildungsroman
Black British Literature
William Blake
The Bloomsbury Group
Bluestockings
Thomas Bodley
Osbern Bokenham
Eavan Boland
Edward Bond
Book Illustration
James Boswell
Dion Boucicault
Elizabeth Bowen
Malcolm Bradbury
Breton Lays
Robert Bridges
Alexander Brome
The Brontës
Thomas Browne
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Robert Browning
John Buchan
George Buchanan
Edward George Bulwer Lytton
Basil Bunting
John Bunyan
Anthony Burgess
Frances Burney
Robert Burns
Robert Burton
Samuel Butler (1613-1680)
Samuel Butler (1835-1902)
George Gordon Byron
Caedmon
Thomas Campion
The Canon
John Capgrave
Thomas Carew
Thomas Carlyle
Lewis Carroll
Angela Carter
Elizabeth Cary
Joyce Cary
Cavalier Poetry
Margaret Cavendish
William Caxton
Censorship
Susanna Centlivre
Chapbooks
George Chapman
Chartist Literature
Thomas Chatterton
Geoffrey Chaucer
G. K. Chesterton
Children's Literature
Agatha Christie
Mary, Lady Chudleigh
Caryl Churchill
Colley Cibber
Circulating Libraries
John Clare
John Cleland
John Cleveland
Anne Clifford
Closet Drama
J. M. Coetzee
The Coffeehouse
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Wilkie Collins
Commonwealth Literature
Ivy Compton-Burnett
William Congreve
Joseph Conrad
Copyright
Cornish Ordinalia
Noel Coward
Abraham Cowley
William Cowper
George Crabbe
Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
Richard Crashaw
Cynewulf
Samuel Daniel
Charles Darwin
William Davenant
Mary Davys
Daniel Defoe
Thomas Dekker
Walter de la Mare
Thomas Deloney
Thomas De Quincey
Detective Fiction
Charles Dickens
Dictionaries
The Digby Mary Magdalen
The Digby Plays
Benjamin Disraeli
Domestic Fiction
John Donne
Gawin Douglas
Keith Douglas
Arthur Conan Doyle
Margaret Drabble
Michael Drayton
John Dryden
Daphne du Maurier
William Dunbar
Lawrence Durrell
Maria Edgeworth
Eighteenth-Century Journalism
Elegy
George Eliot
T. S. Eliot
Elizabeth I
Emblem Books
William Empson
Epistolary Novel
Olaudah Equiano
John Evelyn
Everyman
Exeter Book
George Farquhar
Festival of Britain
Michael Field
Henry Fielding
Ronald Firbank
Edward FitzGerald
Ian Fleming
John Fletcher
Ford Madox Ford
John Ford
E. M. Forster
John Fowles
John Foxe
Sigmund Freud
Christopher Fry
John Galsworthy
David Garrick
George Gascoigne
Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
Gawain and the Green Knight
John Gay and Ned Ward
Genre
Geoffrey of Monmouth
George Gissing
Globe Theatre
William Godwin
William Golding
Oliver Goldsmith
Barnabe Googe
Edmund Gosse
The Gothic
John Gower
Kenneth Grahame
Robert Graves
Thomas Gray
Henry Green
Graham Greene
Robert Greene
Gretna Green Novels
Fulke Greville
Grub Street
Thom Gunn
H. Rider Haggard
Radclyffe Hall
Thomas Hardy
John Harington
Harley Lyrics
Stephen Hawes
Eliza Haywood
William Hazlitt
Seamus Heaney
Felicia Hemans
Robert Henryson
George Herbert
Robert Herrick
John Heywood
Thomas Heywood
Geoffrey Hill
Thomas Hobbes
Thomas Hoccleve
James Hogg
Gerard Manley Hopkins
A. E. Housman
T. E. Hulme
Leigh Hunt
Aldous Huxley
Elizabeth Inchbald
The Industrial Novel
The Inklings
Christopher Isherwood
Kazuo Ishiguro
Jacobin and Anti-Jacobin Fiction
James I of Scotland
James VI and I
Henry James
P. D. James
Richard Johnson
Samuel Johnson
David Jones
Inigo Jones
Ben Jonson
James Joyce
Judith
Julian of Norwich
Junius Manuscript
Patrick Kavanagh
John Keats
James Kelman
Margery Kempe
Thomas Killigrew
Rudyard Kipling
Arthur Koestler
Hanif Kureishi
Charles Lamb
Letitia Landon
Walter Savage Landor
Aemilia Lanyer
Philip Larkin
D. H. Lawrence
T. E. Lawrence
Layamon
F. R. Leavis
John LeCarré
Nathaniel Lee
J. S. Le Fanu
Charlotte Lennox
Doris Lessing
Charles Lever
C. S. Lewis
Wyndham Lewis
George Lillo
David Lindsay
Literary Criticism and Theory
Literary Journals
Literature
Ann Vaughan Lock
John Locke
David Lodge
The Lollards
Malcolm Lowry
John Lydgate
John Lyly
The Mabinogion
Thomas Babington Macaulay
Hugh MacDiarmid
Henry Mackenzie
Louis MacNeice
Macro Plays
Thomas Malory
The Travels of John Mandeville
Delarivier Manley
Katherine Mansfield
Marie de France
Christopher Marlowe
John Marston
Harriet Martineau
Martin Marprelate
Andrew Marvell
Karl Marx
John Masefield
Masque
W. Somerset Maugham
Ian McEwan
John McGahern
Medieval Anglo-Latin Literature
Medieval Devotional Prose
Medieval History and Chronicle
Medievalism
Medieval Saints' Lives
Melodrama
George Meredith
Metaphysical Poets
Middle English
Middle English Romance
Thomas Middleton
John Stuart Mill
A. A. Milne
John Milton
A Mirror for Magistrates
Modernism
Mary Wortley Montagu
George Augustus Moore
Morality Plays
Hannah More
Thomas More
William Morris
Edwin Muir
Paul Muldoon
Mummers' Plays and Folk Drama
Anthony Munday
Iris Murdoch
Mystery Plays
V. S. Naipaul
Narrative
Thomas Nashe
National Theatre
Neoclassicism
John Henry Newman
New Woman Novel
The Novel
Object Narratives
Edna O'Brien
Flann O'Brien
Sean O'Casey
Old English
John Oldham
Margaret Oliphant
Orientalism
Joe Orton
George Orwell
John Osborne
Ossian Poems
Thomas Otway
The Oxford English Dictionary
Parody
The Paston Letters
Walter Pater
Patronage
Tom Paulin
Pearl
Samuel Pepys
Katherine Philips
Piers Plowman
Arthur Wing Pinero
Harold Pinter
Plagiarism
Poet Laureate
Alexander Pope
Popular Romance
Peter Porter
Postcolonial Literature
Beatrix Potter
Anthony Powell
John Cowper Powys
Pre-Raphaelites
V. S. Pritchett
Puns
Puritanism
Barbara Pym
Ann Radcliffe
Kathleen Raine
Walter Ralegh
Terrence Rattigan
Reading
Realism
Restoration Drama
Revenge Tragedy
Rhetoric and Belles Lettres
Jean Rhys
I. A. Richards
Dorothy Richardson
Samuel Richardson
Kate Roberts
Robin Hood
Mary Robinson
John Wilmot, Second Earl of Rochester
Richard Rolle
Roman de Silence
Romantic Drama
Romanticism
Christina Rossetti
Dante Gabriel Rossetti
J. K. Rowling
Salman Rushdie
John Ruskin
Vita Sackville-West
Satire
Dorothy Sayers
Olive Schreiner
Science Fiction
Walter Scott
Sensation Novel
Sensibility
Serialization
William Shakespeare: The Life of Shakespeare
William Shakespeare: The History Plays
William Shakespeare: The Comedies
William Shakespeare: The Tragedies
William Shakespeare: The Poems
George Bernard Shaw
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Richard Brinsley Sheridan
James Shirley
Mary Sidney, Countess of Pembroke
Philip Sidney
Edith Sitwell
John Skelton
Christopher Smart
Charlotte Smith
Stevie Smith
Tobias Smollet
The Sonnet in the Renaissance
Robert Southey
Robert Southwell
Space
Muriel Spark
Rachel Speght
Stephen Spender
Edmund Spenser
Henry Morton Stanley and Richard Burton
Stationers' Company
Laurence Sterne
Robert Louis Stevenson
Bram Stoker
Tom Stoppard
The Sublime
Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey
Jonathan Swift
Algernon Charles Swinburne
John Millington Synge
Nahum Tate
Philip Meadows Taylor
Alfred, Lord Tennyson
William Makepeace Thackeray
Dylan Thomas
R. S. Thomas
Thomason Tracts
James Thomson
Hester Thrale
J. R. R. Tolkien
Thomas Traherne
Travel Writing
Anthony Trollope
Nicholas Udall
Thomas Usk
Utopianism
John Vanbrugh
Henry Vaughan
Vercelli Book
Versification
Queen Victoria
The Victorian Stage
Edmund Waller
Horace Walpole
Isaac Walton
Evelyn Waugh
Augusta Webster
John Webster
H. G. Wells
Irvine Welsh
Rebecca West
Isabella Whitney
Oscar Wilde
Helen Maria Williams
Raymond Williams
Anne Finch, Countess of Winchilsea
Jeanette Winterson
P. G. Wodehouse
Mary Wollstonecraft
Virginia Woolf
Dorothy Wordsworth
William Wordsworth
World War I Poetry
Mary Wroth
Thomas Wyatt
William Wycherley
William Butler Yeats
Edward Young
Israel Zangwill

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

English literature -- Encyclopedias.
Great Britain -- Literatures -- Encyclopedias.
Great Britain -- In literature -- Encyclopedias.
Great Britain -- Intellectual life -- Encyclopedias.